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Selected Views on Indentured Labor in the Caribbean, 1804–1956

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 Material Information
Title: Selected Views on Indentured Labor in the Caribbean, 1804–1956
Abbreviated Title: Selected Views on Indentured Labor in the Caribbean 1804 – 1956 from Sources in the University of Florida Latin American Collection, including microfilm of The Creole, Port of Spain Gazette, and Royal Gazette of British Guiana with Years Represented: 1804-1956
Physical Description: Presentation slides
Language: English
Creator: Phillips, Richard F.
McClure El Neil, Michelle
Publisher: Latin American Collection, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Ganja
Coolie labor
Trinidad
French Guiana
Jamaica
British Guiana
Palisadoes Plantation
East Asians
Chinese
Gold mining
Vagrancy
Genre:
Spatial Coverage:
 Notes
General Note: Source: University of Florida Latin American Collection, Gainesville, FL. Resources: Microfilm of The Creole, Port of Spain Gazette, and Royal Gazette of British Guiana
 Record Information
Source Institution: UF Latin American Collections
Holding Location: UF Latin American Collections
Rights Management: Applicable rights reserved.
Resource Identifier:
System ID: AA00016150:00001

Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00016150/00001
 Material Information
Title: Selected Views on Indentured Labor in the Caribbean, 1804–1956
Abbreviated Title: Selected Views on Indentured Labor in the Caribbean 1804 – 1956 from Sources in the University of Florida Latin American Collection, including microfilm of The Creole, Port of Spain Gazette, and Royal Gazette of British Guiana with Years Represented: 1804-1956
Physical Description: Presentation slides
Language: English
Creator: Phillips, Richard F.
McClure El Neil, Michelle
Publisher: Latin American Collection, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Ganja
Coolie labor
Trinidad
French Guiana
Jamaica
British Guiana
Palisadoes Plantation
East Asians
Chinese
Gold mining
Vagrancy
Genre:
Spatial Coverage:
 Notes
General Note: Source: University of Florida Latin American Collection, Gainesville, FL. Resources: Microfilm of The Creole, Port of Spain Gazette, and Royal Gazette of British Guiana
 Record Information
Source Institution: UF Latin American Collections
Holding Location: UF Latin American Collections
Rights Management: Applicable rights reserved.
Resource Identifier:
System ID: AA00016150:00001

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Selected Views on Indentured Labor in the Caribbean 1804 1956 From: the University of Florida Latin American Collection (Gainesville, FL) www.uflib.ufl.edu/lac Richard F. Phillips & Michelle McClure El Neil ricphil@uflib.ufl.edu michelleelneil@uflib.ufl.edu

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Online from LAC Webpage : www.uflib.ufl.edu/lac The Caribbean history reader (edited by Nicola Foote): call# LAC F2175.C326 2012 Indentured labor and the integration of Trinidad into the world economy (dissertation by Karen S. Dhanda; Syracuse 2000): call# LAC HD4875.T7 D42 2000; Full text on PROQUEST Royal Gazette of British Guiana [microfilm]: (most years 1804 1883) call# LAC 079.881 R88 The Creole [microfilm]: call# LAC 079.881 C916 (most years 1856 1882, 1905) Port of Spain Gazette [microfilm]: call# LAC 079.7298 P839 (most years 1828 1956)

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Map of Caribbean Basin

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 3, 1830) Subscriber will feel thankful to any person who will lodge the Negro Boy WILLIAM, her property, in the County Jail, or deliver him to

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 5, 1830) known prime Carpenter Negroes: Phillander, Joe, Richard, Harry. Also, the woman Kitty a good huckstress and servant of all work.

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 7, 1830) Also the following a master cooper (?); ; Cubbah and Angel washers and domestics

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 5, 1830) A task gang needed: to clean and level the race course throw out trenches on each side plant Bahama grass

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Jamaican Gazette supplement (Mar. 25, 1875) 10,000 cocoa nuts planted last year Plantation is worked by penitentiary prisoners Donkeys have carried hundreds of tons of manure applied to trees

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Surinaamsche Courant ( Jan 20, 1876)

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Port of Spain Gazette (Aug. 19, 1876) A once dead and antiquated town is rejuvenated and crowded due to gold rush people coming from all over the globe.

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 7, 1877) his whole family household with him wife, children, and

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 9, 1877) Authorize the detention of infirm vagrants in an Alms House.

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 13, 1877)

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Royal Gazette (Jan. 2, 1877) from the house of her ar skin black girl of eight years of

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The Creole (Mar. 12, 1882)

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The Creole (Mar. 31, 1882) Governor, in the name of Her Majesty, has power to grant licenses authorizing persons to occupy and extract gold and precious stones

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L ands allotted to them are useless and even fatal with no drinking water. The Creole (May 12, 1882)

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The Creole (Mar. 31, 1882) a hing left Georgetown with eight

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The Creole (March 31, 1882)

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The Creole (Aug. 11, 1882) The Feast of the Assumptions will be held on Sunday the 27 th with a special train to transport.

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The Creole (Mar. 31, 1882) at Soodyke is urgently difficult to get letters on board of the river steamer.

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Port of Spain Gazette (Oct. 1, 1896) Coolie woman charged again 7 days in gaol for vagrancy. indentured immigrant to Woodford Lodge estate.

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Port of Spain Gazette (Oct. 13, 1896) Topic of interest in Jamaica: the coolie use of ganja. Talks of the need for Government to take measures to prevent the smoking habit taking a firm hold on people.

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Port of Spain Gazette ( July 18, 1896 ) Cigars ran out disappointing a constant stream of customers.

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Coolie man found begging in the street emitting an offensive smell sufficient to warrant his isolation Port of Spain Gazette (Sept. 16, 1896)

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Port of Spain Gazette (July 2, 1903) Indian found sleeping on a footpath and not giving a good account of sent to jail for 14 days hard labor.

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The Barbados Advocate (Jan. 23, 1926) Great Britain desires to send its surplus population to settle in Australia and Canada. Must ensure that no emigrants from Southern Europe nor India or any races of a darker hue.

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