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Central Village, St. Catherine

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"Picking their way: Yesterday afternoon was one of the few occasions since last week on which Cleveland Butler and members of his household have left their home. The entrance to the yard in the Little Lane area of Central Village had been under many…

Drax Hall water wheel

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Ruins of the water-wheel on the Drax Hall Estate that was founded in 1669 by William Drax. The water-wheel was used to provide power to turn on the sugar mill rollers in the sugar manufacturing process.

Sign at Bog Walk Gorge

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A sign on a stone wall at Bog Walk Gorge in St. Catherine showing the flood level on August 16, 1933 after heavy rains. The stone wall was completed in 1874.

From left - Elaine Lilly, Carmen Chin, Glen Modecay

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"L-R - Elaine Lilly, Carmen Chin (Secretary of the Year, 1972), Mrs. Glen Modecay and Patricia Hill."

Ms. Myrtle Hewitt

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"Miss Myrtle Hewitt, Miss Clarendon, 17 year old student at Clarendon College."

Evadne Gilpin

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"Miss Evadne Gilpin, Miss Hanover, 22 year old teacher at Rusea's High School (Junior Department)."

Mining Minister Horace Clarke declaring workshop open

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"Mining Minister Horace Clarke declaring open the three-day workshop on alternative energy resources at the Pegasus Hotel yesterday. Seated from left to right are Mr. Winston Hay, Managing Director of the Jamaica Public Service Company; Dr. Henry…

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…

Christmas tree

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"In what can be regarded as the first sign of Christmas, the Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Arthur Jones (third right) is seen receiving the annual gift of a Christmas tree donated by Sangunay Shipping Lines of Canada from Captain Milton Trakas of the…

Christmas tree in the air

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A cypress tree is hoisted in the air while being transported from a facility.