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Various: pre-war - 1913 United Fruit Company guide to Jamaica

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United Fruit Company:  From 1913, a forty-eight page guide to Jamaica printed by the United Fruit Company.  The then-British colony is dubbed “the land of sunshine and summer.” 

What fascinating photos accompany the text in this old brochure!  Other than four interior photos from an unidentified UFC ship (Music Room, Suite, State Room, and Palm Room), the guide is all about the island.  Lush jungles, massive waterfalls, grand hotels, a low-rise Kingston, and a peaceful life is described on the pages.  Of course the black citizens of Jamaica are mostly treated as a backdrop.  “The population of Jamaica is mostly colored, and they are a happy contented people,” explained United Fruit Company.  But just in case any white passenger was worried, the company added, “The constabulary system of the Island is worthy of special mention and the law and order maintained is most commendable.” 

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