First Woman In Bahamian History to Apply for Jury Service – Mrs. Zoe Maynard 1968

Jury service, was once the sole domain of men of property, in The Bahamas. Despite women finally getting the right ...
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Slaves of Prospect Hill Sold including Adam 7 and Charity 3 – May the Ancestors Be Praised 1827

That same Prospect Ridge. That small hill connecting West Bay Street to John F Kennedy Drive, in Nassau, was once ...
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Priscilla Munnings, Free Black Woman, Hanged In 1825 Convicted Under Copyright Law

Why was Priscilla Munnings, a free black woman, hanged in August 1825, under a 1710 British copyright law - the ...
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Bahamian, Haitian, Barbadian and Guyanese form “Ballot Box Party” in Grant’s Town – Political Party with Chairman Capt. Stephen A. Dillet 1924

Captain Stephen Albert Dillet was Bahamian. Lewis W. Duvalier news editor of the Tribune was Haitian. Robert M. Bailey was ...
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PLP AXES Miss Bahamas International, Dog Shows and Speed Week To Pay MPs Salaries saying “Spend $600,000 to save $6 million” 1967

Miss Bahamas International had little to do with The Bahamas. Other than using the country’s name, as a tourism promotional ...
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PLP Congratulated on ‘New Day’ Win As Over 2,000 Work Permits Are Approved In First Six Months While Shantytowns Expand – 1967

‘Square Deal’ was the Progressive Liberal Party’s campaign slogan for the 1967 General Elections. For many, at the time, there ...
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Savaletta Hanna – forged will of black, illiterate, poor farmer and LAND – You know how it ends – Freeport 1967

Savaletta Lewis Hanna died of a stroke on 30th December 1953. She was 80 years old. Savaletta would have been ...
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Advertisement for Principal of new College of Bahamas – Salary B$14,000 per year – 1969

From 1969, it was always the dream that the new College of the Bahamas, would eventually become a University of ...
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Dichotomies During Slavery: Sold, Runaway, Revered – Mackay, Maria and Flora 1808

In 1808, three women, Flora, Maria and Mackay, all slaves, offer an altogether common picture surrounding the institution of slavery ...
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