Bahamas Patent Registration 1889 – 1967

Of the few hundred or so patents registered in the Bahamas, between 1889 to 1967, there are only a handful ...
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10.12 p.m. House of Commons, London: Bahamas Independence Bill Read Lord Balniel Begins…15 May 1973

By 21st September 1972, mere moments after the results of the general elections were called, the date of national independence ...
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Negro Bahamas Friendly Society, Lodges and Other Societies Finance Political Movement To Circumvent Bay Street Capitalists 1944

In 1944, the 110-year-old, Bahamas Friendly Society, under the leadership of W. E. Dorsett, began to pave a new road ...
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United Daughters of the Confederacy Present Book To Stafford Sands For Nassau Public Library 1962

I hope that revisionist, racist book on the glory of Confederate history, given to the Nassau Public Library in 1962, ...
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We Called Ourselves The First Republic In The Western Hemisphere To Get Tourists 1947

Did the Bahamas really begin life as a Republic! It's second life that is. The first one belonged to the ...
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Stafford Sands Spends Some Of His Corruptly Gotten Millions in Italy 1968

The 1960s was good to Sir Stafford Sands CBE, MP; that is, until 1967. In January 1967, the seat of ...
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Whatever Happened To The Priceless 1652 Silver Bar Found Off Gorda Cay In 1950

Treasure found in the Bahamas represents the proceeds of slavery. There I said it! I say it because we need ...
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Whatever Happened To The Hoard Of Priceless Coins Turned Over To The Bahamas Government in 1965

There has never really been a formal, nationally published accounting of all the archeological treasure, in the possession, of the ...
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Winston Churchill Heard Singing Bahamian Tune ‘Mama Don’t Want No Rice’ 1942

There is probably a rather simple reason why Winston Churchill would remember a song he heard in the Bahamas in ...
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Schoolmasters Beating Coloured Boys and Old White Men From America Sneaking Off To Meet Dusky Ladies in Grants Town’ 1884

Schoolmasters bending negro boys over desks to get a whacking and old white men from America, telling their wives that ...
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