Memorial to Cecil J. Rhodes in South Africa
"On Table Mountain, near Cape Town. Much of the African territory now included in the British Empire was acquired through the patriotic labors of Cecil J. Rhodes (1853-1902), who devoted his life to furthering the interests of his mother country in Africa. He left a fortune, acquired in the South African diamond mines, to found the Rhodes scholarships at Oxford University, enabling young men from various countries, including the United States, to pursue advanced studies in England." (Photo and caption date to 1922.) Click here
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