The editorial board of the Journal of The Bahamas Historical Society is sending out a call for papers for the 2012 journal. The deadline for submission of articles is June 30, 2012.
Hundreds are expected on Thursday evening for the personal re-telling of the story of “On Schindler’s List”, an event so momentous that corporate sponsors covered all expenses, allowing the public to attend without charge.
Scenic 1933 footage taken during a holiday trip to Bermuda, Bahamas and Jamaica by John B. Porter, a mining engineer and amateur filmmaker, who travelled extensively.
One of the last Holocaust survivors employed by Oskar Schindler during World War II, she will share her compelling story on Thursday, March 22 at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort.
The Bahamas marks the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement with a symposium on March 6-9, 2012.
Wayne Neely, one of the world’s leading authorities on Bahamian and Caribbean hurricanes, will give an account of ‘The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1866’ on Thursday 23rd February at 6pm
Forgetting one’s past is like losing the title to your house. You can occupy it, but you don’t really own it. When I hear young Bahamians mixing up Malcom X and Martin Luther King, or only knowing that Carlton Francis is a school, it’s as if they were given the keys to a house they did not build and do not care for. The past does not matter.
The Board of Trustees for the Endowment for the Performing Arts of The Bahamas made a courtesy call on Governor-General Sir Arthur Foulkes and presented him with historic watercolours of Nassau.
Martin Luther King Jr. visited The Bahamas in 1964 and again in 1968. He wrote his famous Nobel Prize Acceptance speech, and later his Sanitation Workers speech while visiting these islands.