Edgar Mayhew Bacon, Third Generation Bahamian and Prolific American Writer 1889

In 1889, Bahamian born Edgar Mayhew Bacon, then an acclaimed American author with many published books to his credit, returned ...
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British Transport 109 Irish Convicts To Settle Abaco 1785

As early as 1752, in an effort to populate the many near uninhabited islands of the Bahamas, the British began ...
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Las Vegas Prostitutes For Bahamian Officials in 1969 Revealed In Gambling Licence Testimony in 1979

How did paying for prostitutes, for Bahamian government officials, who ran out of money, on a trip to Las Vegas, ...
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Cannibalism to Incest: Stories in Bahamian Negro Folklore 1895

Cultures and traditions, outside of Europe, between the 15th to 19th centuries, were roundly dismissed as primitive. Whatever intellectual property ...
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300,000 Acres of Crown Land in Grand Bahama Leased for 99 years in 1925

At the beginning of the 20th century, Grand Bahama presented a significant problem, in terms of economic, and social development ...
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Battle Lines Drawn Over Control of Freeport 1969

In 1969, regarding the battle over Freeport, a London paper wrote, "Black power is an element, certainly, in the Bahamas ...
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World’s First Under The Sea Post Office Nassau Bahamas 1939

The Photosphere was so famous that the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, came to the Bahamas, to see ...
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Intimidation and Terrorism By The New Loyalists On New Providence 1784

In 1784, the Loyalists began a campaign of intimidation, bordering on terrorism, in Nassau. What else would you call a ...
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Husband Finds Wife In Bed With Another Man Then Slices Lover’s Ears Off on Grand Bahama 1824

John D. Smith of Grand Bahama was one angry white man in 1824. Smith had only one thing on his ...
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Bahamas Gets British Convicts as Labourers and Settlers 1856

In 1856, despite there being thousands upon thousands of unskilled negro labourers languishing outside huts, and lazing aimlessly in the ...
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