Everyday Islam in Kumasi: Devout Lay Men and Women in Daily Life

by Gracia Clark

At the mosque
Allabar Women's School
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The Allabar Women's Islamic School main classroom in front of house.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz(2006)
Bantama Floor
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Interviews on the floor of mosque -- women's side.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2006)
Kumasi Central Mosque
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Friday prayers at the Central Mosque in Kumasi.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Learning to Pray
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Small girl standing behind praying women in the mosque.

Courtesy of Carmen Paz(2006)
Mosque Demolition
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Demolished small market mosque.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Ramadan Class
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Women in chairs, men at table with books at the mosque.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2006)
Date Range: 1970-1979
Kumasi Streets
Discussion Club
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Street salon in front of a row of containers.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Front Porch
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Interviewing on the front porch of a compound house.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Old Kumasi Stores
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Street scene in Adum.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Roadside Shop
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Young men in front of store in Dichemso, Kumasi.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Tailor Alley
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Side passage with men's shirts and tailors.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1982)
Truck Parts and Engines
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Hajia Habiba in her stall with double axles in Suame Magazine.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2006)
Zongo Street
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Commercial building in Old Zongo.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Date Range: 2000-2009
Trading Sites
Cloth Importers
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Two women and one man from Togo sit in cloth stall in Kumasi Central Market.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Headloading at a Village Market
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Lifting basket on man's head.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Herbal Stall
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Herbalist stall in Kumasi Central Market.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Kumasi Central Market
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Overview of Kumasi Central Market from above wholesale yards.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(2009)
Lorry Station Chalkboard
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Blackboard with people waiting for cars.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Madame Hawa, Tomato Wholesaler
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Silhouette of old lady at tomato yard.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Men Tomato Sellers in North
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Northern men with tomato boxes selling in Bolgatanga market.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Veiled Buyer
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Customers standing, tomatoes on sack.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Yam Porters and Drivers
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People in rows of chairs in yam office in Kumasi Central Market.

Courtesy of Gracia Clark(1979)
Date Range: 1970-1979
Men Tomato Sellers in North
Men Tomato Sellers in North
Men Tomato Sellers in North
Men Tomato Sellers in North

Date: 1979
Veiled Buyer
Veiled Buyer
Veiled Buyer
Veiled Buyer

Date: 1979
Mosque Demolition
Mosque Demolition
Mosque Demolition
Mosque Demolition

Date: 1979
Lorry Station Chalkboard
Lorry Station Chalkboard
Lorry Station Chalkboard
Lorry Station Chalkboard

Date: 1979
Headloading at a Village Market
Headloading at a Village Market
Headloading at a Village Market
Headloading at a Village Market

Date: 1979
Madame Hawa, Tomato Wholesaler
Madame Hawa, Tomato Wholesaler
Madame Hawa, Tomato Wholesaler
Madame Hawa, Tomato Wholesaler

Date: 1979
Yam Porters and Drivers
Yam Porters and Drivers
Yam Porters and Drivers
Yam Porters and Drivers

Date: 1979
Old Kumasi Stores
Old Kumasi Stores
Old Kumasi Stores
Old Kumasi Stores

Date: 1979
Tailor Alley
Tailor Alley
Tailor Alley
Tailor Alley

Date: 1982
Bantama Floor
Bantama Floor
Bantama Floor
Bantama Floor

Date: 2006
Learning to Pray
Learning to Pray
Learning to Pray
Learning to Pray

Date: 2006
Allabar Women's School
Allabar Women's School
Allabar Women's School
Allabar Women's School

Date: 2006
Ramadan Class
Ramadan Class
Ramadan Class
Ramadan Class

Date: 2006
Truck Parts and Engines
Truck Parts and Engines
Truck Parts and Engines
Truck Parts and Engines

Date: 2006
Cloth Importers
Cloth Importers
Cloth Importers
Cloth Importers

Date: 2009
Herbal Stall
Herbal Stall
Herbal Stall
Herbal Stall

Date: 2009
Kumasi Central Market
Kumasi Central Market
Kumasi Central Market
Kumasi Central Market

Date: 2009
Roadside Shop
Roadside Shop
Roadside Shop
Roadside Shop

Date: 2009
Front Porch
Front Porch
Front Porch
Front Porch

Date: 2009
Zongo Street
Zongo Street
Zongo Street
Zongo Street

Date: 2009
Kumasi Central Mosque
Kumasi Central Mosque
Kumasi Central Mosque
Kumasi Central Mosque

Date: 2009
Discussion Club
Discussion Club
Discussion Club
Discussion Club

Date: 2009