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    • That man of mine

    • Abused women; Love stories
    • Innocent Pansy, fresh from the country, comes to the city and lodges at the YWCA as a good girl should. There she acquires domestic skills that get her a live-in job in lower St. Andrew. Everything is going fine until one evening she meets a...
    • Gibraltar Hall, UCWI, Mona.

    • Buildings - Jamaica; Student housing - Jamaica; Dining rooms - Jamaica; Gibraltar Hall, UCWI, MOna (Jamaica).
    • *Students are seen having a meal in the Gibraltar Hall Refectory. Gibraltar Hall was the first Hall of Residence at UWI Mona. The UCWI was built on the Gibraltar Camp grounds and extended in time. The Camp consisted of a square mile of barbed-wire,...
    • Gibraltar Hall, UCWI, Mona, 1948

    • Buildings - Jamaica; Student housing - Jamaica; Gibraltar Hall (Jamaica).
    • *Student packing his suitcase at Gibraltar Hall, UCWI, Mona. This was the first hall of residence built at the UCWI , Mona, Jamaica. The UCWI was built on the Gibraltar Camp grounds and extended in time. The Camp consisted of a square mile of...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Adventure

    • Family life ; Imagination
    • The children engage in wildly imaginative play where the boys hunt lions and buffaloes while the girl and her doll travel to the sea where she hears the lap of the waves and watch as the frail boat struggles to stay afloat against the elements....
    • Firewood

    • Fear ; Fathers and sons
    • The boy had many fears including that of his harsh, domineering father who constantly yelled at him and threatened to “ …take a piece of stick to his behind…” even as they laboured side by side in the field. Left alone in the dark to carry the...
    • Agnese Map of The World.

    • Geography, Ancient - Maps
    • The map shows the world as it was known, the route that Magellan took around the world, and the route from Cadiz, Spain, to Peru, with overland portage across the Isthmus of Panama.
    • John Hearne Collection

    • Hearne, John, 1925-1994 – Manuscripts ; Authors - Jamaican; Caribbean literature (English)
    • The collection documents John Hearne's career as lecturer, journalist, writer and social critic from 1952-1994. It consists of correspondence; biographical papers; newspaper clippings; photographs; audio cassettes and penciled manuscripts of books...
    • Acorn into oak

    • Life ; Death ; Birth ; Philosophy
    • The country doctor finds himself called upon to tend a dying old man and soon after to help bring a baby into the world. The juxtaposition of these two events causes him to ponder the physical and philosophical aspects of birth and death.

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