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Miss Lou collecting Honourary Award

Louise Bennett-Coverley, dressed in gown and receiving the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of the West Indies in September 1983.

Miss Lou with Hon. Edward Seaga

Autographed photograph of Miss Lou and Prime Minister Edward Seaga sharing a light moment.

Ms Lou reading from 'Jamaica Labrish'

Louise Bennett-Coverley, surrounded by three women and reading from her book 'Jamaica Labrish'.

Ms Lou in role of police officer

Miss Lou salutes while dressed in police officer costume. She is standing beside a woman.

Bandana queens

Miss Lou and "Bandana Queens" taking part in the Caribbean Carnival Gala Dance and Ball at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Ms Lou & family after her honourary graduation

Louise Bennett-Coverley with friends and family at her home, after her honourary graduation. She is wearing a graduation gown.

Ms Lou collecting National Award

Governor General Clifford Campbell placing National Award around Louise Bennett-Coverley's neck.