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Great earthquake disaster, Duke Street Kingston, Jamaica,W.I.

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Postcard showing Duke Street, Kingston, after earthquake in 1907. On both sides of the street there are bricks from destroyed buildings as well as fallen lightposts. Men stand amongst the rubble.

US Ambassador Loren Lawrence being presented with a copy of Beautiful Jamaica

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"Welcome to our city: US Ambassador Leon Lawrence, second right, being presented with a copy of the book "Beautiful Jamaica" by the Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Arthur Jones, when Mr. Lawrence recently called on the mayor at the KSAC. Others from…

St. George's Church, Kingston, Jamaica

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Representation on a postcard of the St. George's Anglican Church in Kingston, Jamaica.

Methodist Free Church, Kingston, Ja. after earthquake, Jan. 14, 1907

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Postcard showing extensive damage to the Kingston Methodist Free Church building.

St. George's church, Kingston, Ja., after the earthquake, Jan. 14, 1907

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Significant damage to the St. George's Anglican Church building. Bricks, a part of the roof and other debris are strew across the church yard.

Petcharie

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Postcard of the 'bird song' of the petcharie (petchary) bird as well as a print of the bird perched on a tree limb.

John-to-Whit

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John-to-whit bird song and print of birds putting feathers in a birds nest. The bird is also known as the Black-whiskered Vireo.

Todius Viridis, Jamaican Tody, Jamaican Robin

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Drawing of the bird, Todius Viridis, also known as the Jamaican Tody and the Jamaican Robin.

Ground Dove

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Drawing of a pair of ground doves in a swampy field. Also shown on the postcard is a line from the musical score for the bird song, "Ground Dove".

Tinkling Blackbird no. I

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Musical scores for the bird song 'Tinkling Blackbird no. I' and a print of a blackbird.