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Gladys Misick Morrell and The Women’s Suffrage Movement
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Gladys Misick Morrell and The Women’s Suffrage Movement

  In Bermuda, as in other countries, the great reform movements are inextricably linked to the personalities who played key parts in bringing them about. The powerful politician and businessman Sir Henry Tucker, who pushed Bermuda into the twentieth century, is considered the architect of modern Bermuda, while Dr. E. F. Gordon always comes to mind when you think of the labour movement. Mention the thirty-year battle of Bermudian women to get the vote on the same footing as men…


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10 Facts From The 19th Century In Bermuda You Might Not Know

Bermuda's reliance on salt, cedar, and sailors ended in this era of political and economic upheaval. We played a part in the American Civil War, but our economy nearly collapsed afterwards. Though slavery was abolished in this era, black Bermudians…


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Vintage Front Street

Depending how you look at it, Front Street has either evolved for the better or changed for the worse over the last several decades. The closure of Trimingham's and Smith's were sad occasions for all but their end ushered in…


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Jane Austen and Her Connection to Bermuda

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the August 1999 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  High on a hill looking out to sea stood a young, exceedingly pretty girl,…


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A Friend to All: Helen Storrow

During the late 1920s and 1930s, the personal column of the Royal Gazette and Colonist Daily would announce the names of socially prominent personages arriving in Bermuda and their accommodations. For American visitors arriving on the Furness Withy Line, being…

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A Look Back at Life in Old Bermuda

The Bermudian takes a look back at life in Bermuda with photographs from yesteryear.