Merchants and Government Conspire To Create Food Import Dependency 1915

At some point, in the late 1800s, the penny, the economic penny that is, dropped for the merchant class, and ...
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Queen’s Honours Bestowed On Bahamas Police Force 1966

The year was 1966. Thursday, April 21st. Elizabeth II, Queen of England, was celebrating her 40th birthday. Her Majesty was ...
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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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Leslie Miller Breaking Track and Field Records for 440 yard dash 1966

Sport has long been a pathway to scholarships for secondary and tertiary education abroad, for many naturally gifted Bahamian athletes ...
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A Nassau Family Photo Of Nine Little Ni**ers 1897

Within the pages of a 1897, pictorial coffee table book entitled, The Queen's Empire, there sits a photo, of a ...
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2,000 Illegal Bahamian Immigrants Hunted By U.S. Federal Agents 1935

Shockwaves from the catastrophe created by the Wall Street Crash of 1929, reverberated like an economic tsunami, through the Bahamas ...
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Bahama Negroes Contracted To Work on Panama Canal Sent To Monkey Hill Station 1905

When Bahama negroes complained about living conditions, just days after arriving as labourers on the Panama Canal, they were called ...
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Bahamas Democratic Party (BDP) Decimates The Free National Movement (FNM) Then Disappears Like Dust 1977

By 1977, there were any number of appropriate aphorisms that could have been used to describe the curious debacles, which ...
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Afro-Bahamian Club Calls For African and Black Man’s History To Be Taught In Schools 1966

The black man's history began long before slavery. Popular African history, however, for as long as many can remember, centred ...
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Miss Germany Wins The Miss Bahamas International Beauty Contest For The Second Time 1966

Sir Stafford Sands, had an immense economic vision for the Bahamas. It is why he is credited with being the ...
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