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    • Senate meeting, UWI, Mona, 1948/49

    • Meetings (Senate) - Jamaica; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Registrars - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Springer, H.; Taylor, T. W. J.; Harper, W. F.;...
    • *The Senate meeting of 1948/49. From left to right are Registrar Mr. H. Springer, Principal Dr. T.W.J. Taylor, Professor Harper, Professor Hassall, Mr. P.M. Sherlock and (foreground) Dr. F. H. Bowen. Dr. Taylor was the first Principal of the...
    • 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...
    • World's End

    • Death; Loss; Fathers and sons
    • The old man’s world seems to have come to an end with the death of his donkey, his only means of making a living. As he and his son inform the regular customers on his donkey cart route, a few show sympathy but most appear indifferent. Only when he...
    • 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,...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • 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...
    • Lych Gate, Half Way Tree, Jamaica

    • Lych Gate (Jamaica) ; Half Way Tree (Jamaica)
    • A Lych gate at a church in Half Way Tree. Lych gates consist of a roofed porch-like structure over a gate, often built of wood. The gateway was really part of the church. It was where the clergy meet the corpse and the bier rests while part of the...
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 22 [June 27]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 32 [Sept.6]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 29 [Aug. 16]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Jamaica-Social life and customs; Sugar industry-Jamaica; Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940.
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 19 [June 8]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Education, Higher-Curricula-Jamaica; Birth control-Jamaica; Jamaica-Population policy; Curacao
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 30 [Aug.23]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 9 [Mar. 28]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Prisons-Jamaica; Anguilla-Politics and government
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. No. 34 [Sept. 27]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Dock laborers-Jamaica; Workers' compensation-Jamaica; Manley, Norman Washington, 1893-1969;...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.

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