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    • Graduation ceremony February 17, 1968

    • Graduation - Jamaica; Special events - Jamaica; Princess Alice of Athlone; Chancellors - Caribbean Area, English-speaking..
    • *Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone and the first Chancellor of the University, gives an address at the February 1968 graduation ceremony. JBC microphones are present to capture the words spoken from the podium.
    • University Council Meeting 1954

    • Meetings; University Council (Caribbean Area); Princess Alice of Athlone; Chancellors - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking;Lecturers - Caribbean Area, English-speaking..
    • *The Chancellor, H.R.H. Princess Alice, presides over the 1954 Council meeting with administrators, lecturers, and board members present. To her left is Dr. Grave, principal; next to him is Hugh Springer; 5th from Springer is Professor Hassall. To...
    • The little punk

    • Courage ; Violence
    • Pinkie, the small bodied underdog, defiantly stands up to Jim, a hulk of a man who could easily beat him to a pulp. The unequal battle saw Jim trouncing the unresisting Pinkie whose courage wins the day, and the girl. On the other hand, Jim, by...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • The Talisman

    • Love; Man-woman relationship
    • He decided that the wonderful almost mystical bonding between them as lovers had to be broken, and to him fell the unpleasant task. He felt that he had given his all to the affair while to her it was not serious but something she could set aside...
    • The Inheritance

    • Death; Brothers
    • The elder brother knew he was dying but he had one score to settle first before departing this world. He and his brother had jointly inherited their father’s property but somehow this sharing between them had extended to his mistress who had also...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...
    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...

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