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Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 10:26 PMThe Gleaner Archives

Miss Lou, bringing the culture, the police bringing the order, Leslie Mais bring the sport, and The Gleaner bringing it all into sharp focus all the back in 1949. A picture is worth a thousand words, here are a three thousand worth of memories.

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 10:16 PMThe Gleaner Archives

As you can imagine, advertisements in 1952 were a far cry from what exists today. The all-black and white newspaper, for one, left little in the way of creativity for advertisers to work with, but still many of them, the 'Ad Men' of the day...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 10:05 PMThe Gleaner Archives

There are those who say the vote to move away from the West Indies Federation was a backward step for Jamaica and the Caribbean and there are those who believe so strongly in the strength of being Jamaican, that going it alone is always the best...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 9:15 PMThe Gleaner Archives

The Kendal train crash is remembered mostly in terms of statistics but when one flips through the pages of the September 3, 1957 edition of The Daily Gleaner, the story in black and white brings a kind of deadly colour to those memories. Published...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 5:35 PMThe Gleaner Archives

Jamaica has been hit with epidemics many times before. There has been Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika, and much further back, the dangerous Cholera. All the way back in 1954, the country was gripped by fear when a Poliomyelitis outbreak threatened its...

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