Black and white image of people sitting in a room with semi-circular walls and desks

"A Continent Awakes," Mogadishu, Somalia, UN information Services PR Photograph, 1958

Todd Webb

Archival pigment print

Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive L2020.85.82

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Through the new United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, governments worked together to promote the economy of the continent and to raise living standards. Webb’s photograph shows the elected Legislative Assembly of the Trust Territory of Somaliland in session to highlight the work of this and other governing bodies.

Image: In Copyright. Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive

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