City of Johannesburg. Brief History of the Development of its system of Government
Public Relations Office, City Hall, Johannesburg
Public Relations Officer, City Hall, P.O.Box 1049, Johannesburg
On 8th September, 1886, Paul Kruger, president of the Transvaal Republic, signed a proclamation declaring several farms, including Randjieslaagte, on the Witwatersrand ("Ridge of White Waters") public gold diggings. The biggest gold rush in history began to what was until then a piece of bare veld and rocky outcrop.
Johannesburg Local Government History; Johannesburg City Coucil History
Public Relations Officer, City Hall, Johannesburg. 1967. City of Johannesburg. Brief History of the Development of its system of Government.