Boats loaded with bananas leaving bay in Oracabessa, Saint Mary, Jamaica

Material Information

Boats loaded with bananas leaving bay in Oracabessa, Saint Mary, Jamaica
Uniform Title:
The Bryant Slides Collection
The Bryant Slides Collection, Jamaica
Unknown ( Photographer )
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
35 mm


Subjects / Keywords:
Agricultural industries -- Jamaica -- Oracabessa
Transportation -- Jamaica -- Oracabessa
Boats and boating -- Jamaica -- Oracabessa
Bananas -- Jamaica -- 1950-1960
Caribbean Sea
Spatial Coverage:
Jamaica -- Caribbean region -- Oracabessa, Saint Mary


General Note:
The slides were taken on collecting trips sponsored by the William L. Bryant Foundation, where books, music and art indigenous to the regions were gathered. The are organized by geographical location.
General Note:
Oracabessa is a small town in Saint Mary, Jamaica. Its harbor was once an important banana port. This harbor town derives its name from the Spanish settlers who established a supply post there called Oracabessa, or "Golden Head." This image shows rows of boats filled with bananas leaving the Oracabessa bay. Slide labeled Aracabessa Banana Loading Boats.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Central Florida Libraries
Holding Location:
University of Central Florida
Rights Management:
All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections & University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, FL 32816 phone (407) 823-2576, email:
Resource Identifier:
CFM1972_01a ( Sheet 61:13 )