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Pictures of Lomé, Togo in 1958 from the Todd Webb archives

Todd Webb was an American photographer notable for documenting everyday life and architecture in the US. After he was hired in 1957 by the UN to capture its general assembly on film, Webb then won a contract to photograph countries like Togo, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania in 1958. ⁠

Togo, 1958. Photo: Courtesy of Todd Webb Archive
Photo: Courtesy of Todd Webb Archive

Pictures from election Day, Togo in 1958 from the Todd Webb archives.⁠

Election Day, Vote for Independence from France. Togo, 1958. Photo: Courtesy of Todd Webb Archive
Election Day, Vote for Independence from France. Togo, 1958. Photo: Courtesy of Todd Webb Archive

Election Day, Vote for Independence from France. Togo, 1958. Photo: Courtesy of Todd Webb Archive
Election Day, Vote for Independence from France. Togo, 1958. Photo: Courtesy of Todd Webb Archive