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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 … Read more “Pictures of Lomé, Togo in 1958 from the Todd Webb archives”

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History People

Histoire du Togo..Il était une fois

Histoire du Togo, Il était une fois was a state-commissioned propaganda comic book relating the heroism and adventures of Gnassingbé Eyadéma. It was designed by Serge Saint-Michel and published in 1976. … Read more “Histoire du Togo..Il était une fois”

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The Togolese National Anthem over the years

Terre de nos aïeux

Terre de nos aïeux” (English: “Land of our forefathers”) is the national anthem of Togo. It was composed by Alex Casimir-Dosseh and it was the national anthem … Read more “The Togolese National Anthem over the years”

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The Togolese Currency over the Years

The Goldmark (1884-1914)

The Goldmark was used from 1884 to 1914 in German Togoland.

20 Goldmark, 1914

French West African franc (1903-1945)

The French franc circulated, together with distinct banknotes … Read more “The Togolese Currency over the Years”