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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."

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.

School Children at function

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Young students at an early childhood institution and their caregivers.

Miss Marlene Amos

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"Miss Marlene Amos, 18 year old clerk - Miss St. James."

M. Claude Cheysson shares with P.J. Patterson

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"Farmers Union Dinner: Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister P.J. Patterson, at left, listens to a point made by EEC Commissioner for Negotiations with Developing Countries M. Claude Cheysson, while Madame Cheysson shares a joke with National…

Students in Math class

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"This youngster at right seems quite at home, as he works out a mathematical problem."