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Sir Alexander Bustamante holding a Child on his lap in london

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Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante, prime minister and National Hero of Jamaica. After Jamaica was granted independence in 1962, Bustamante served as the 1st prime minister until 1967.

Sir Alexander Bustamante, Sir Donald Sangster and Lady Bustamante at King's House function after independence

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Prime Minister, Sir Alexander Bustamante in conversation with his wife, Lady Bustamante and then Minister of Finance, Donald Sangster at an Independence Day function.

Sir Alexander Bustamante, a portrait ca. 1960's

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Candid portrait of Sir Alexander Bustamante, first Prime Minister of Independent Jamaica.

W.A. Bustamante standing in a car in a motorcade

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Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante greeting the throng of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters surrounding his motorcade.

Manley gestures as he makes his last speech as President of the PNP

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Norman Manley giving a final public speech as outgoing President of the People's National Party.

Sir Alexander on a visit to a JDF camp on open day

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Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante on a visit to an open day event at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) camp. The families of soldiers are also in attendance. In the background are several military tents.

Alexander being interviewed by Time Magazine while Edward Seaga looks on

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Edward Seaga and an animated Alexander Bustamante being interviewed by a journalist from Time Magazine.

Acting G.G. Sir Rowland Phillips pinning the star of the OBE on Sir Alexander

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Former Prime Minister, Sir Alexander Bustamante being invested by Acting Governor General, Rowland Phillips, at the King's House dining room. Lady Bustamante is seated beside him.

Rastafarians meeting with Prime Minister Michael Manley in the conference room of Jamaica House

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"Members of the Ras Tafarian groups from all parishes shown in the Conference Room at Jamaica House yesterday, for the second in a series of reasonings with the Prime Minister to seek greater recognition of the movement in the island, under its own…