Complex Portraits of Afrikaners During Apartheid Some Afrikaners – The Farmers Wife Some Afrikaners: A farmer’s son with his nursemaid, Heimweeberg, Nietverdiend, Western Transvaal Born in Randfontein, a gold-mining town 70 kilometers west of Johannesburg, David Goldblatt (1930-2018) was raised in a middle class, liberal white Jewish family who had come to South Africa in the 1890s to escape persecution in Lithuania. Though not politically active, his family practiced basic tenets of morality, treating all whom they encountered — Afrikaners,…