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In this podcast, Judith Weisenfeld talks to Brad Stoddard about her new book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Depression. In this book, Weisenfeld explores several social groups in the early 1900s who combined religious and racial rhetoric to fashion new identities. These groups include the Nation of Isla ...…
 
In this podcast, Judith Weisenfeld talks to Brad Stoddard about her new book, New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Depression. In this book, Weisenfeld explores several social groups in the early 1900s who combined religious and racial rhetoric to fashion new identities. These groups include the Nation of Isla ...…
 
Enrique “Rico” Corneiro was born and raised on the island of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. His family’s history on the island dates back more than 200 years, back to a time when the islands were called the Danish West Indies. For almost 250 years Denmark ruled over the Virgin Islands. As a young child, Rico heard many stories about wha ...…
 
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Mr. Joseph Lorand, Veteran Postman, celebrated his 25th Anniversary as a letter carrier in the Danish West Indies. On May 31, 1911, Mr. Lorand was recognized for his great contributions. He was awarded the silver cross of Dannebrogsmand. As acting Government Secretary, Baumann made the presentation, he praised & congratulated Mr. Lorand for thi ...…
 
Born Sept. 15, 1899 in her Bunker Hill home on St. Thomas in the then Danish West Indies, Mrs. Blanche Mary Joseph Sasso, is the youngest of 5 children, & was known affectionately as Mamma Sasso, Auntie Blanche, Granny Sasso, & The Grand Lady. The Grand Lady & her sister played an important role in Virgin Islands history in 1921 when they embro ...…
 
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The St. Thomas Harbor is one of the most important commercial ports in the West Indies of the 1800s. The harbor was a free port. Traffic there was extensive because of its good situation & fine facilities. It was popular among merchants & trading companies for its good facilities: the West Indies’ largest floating dock, good machine shops, clea ...…
 
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Main Street traverses east-west through Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas, parallel to the Waterfront to the South. As the capital and the largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie was founded in 1666 as Taphus (meaning "beer houses" or "beer halls"). The Main Street, the main tourist shopping center, is known for its Danish colon ...…
 
Main Street traverses east-west through Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas, parallel to the Waterfront to the South. As the capital and the largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie was founded in 1666 as Taphus (meaning "beer houses" or "beer halls"). The Main Street, the main tourist shopping center, is known for its Danish colon ...…
 
Main Street traverses east-west through Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas, parallel to the Waterfront to the South. As the capital and the largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Charlotte Amalie was founded in 1666 as Taphus (meaning "beer houses" or "beer halls"). The Main Street, the main tourist shopping center, is known for its Danish colon ...…
 
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We continue our virtual stroll down the middle section of Main Street, also known by its Danish name, Dronningens Gade. First, a brief history Saint Thomas and its harbor, particularly because it is in the capital city of Charlotte Amalie: After St. Thomas became a free port, it experienced palmy days during the second half of the 18th century ...…
 
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Join us as we continue our stroll down the middle section of Main Street, also known by its Danish name, Dronningens Gade. First, a brief history Saint Thomas, particularly its capital city of Charlotte Amalie: After it became a free port, the island experienced palmy days during the second half of the 18th century as a regional shipping center ...…
 
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Come with us as we stroll down the middle section of Main Street, also known by its Danish name, Dronningens Gade. Let us turn our attention to a brief history Saint Thomas, particularly its capital city of Charlotte Amalie, for a moment. After being turned into a free port, the island experienced palmy days during the second half of the eighte ...…
 
We welcome you back after our Holidays hiatus. Thank you for re-joining today, the first of our shows for 2017. With 2017 the year of the centennial of the transfer of the US Virgin Islands to the United States, we will focus our shows all year long on topics, places, and people related to Transfer Day, including the pre- and post- periods. Tod ...…
 
During the past 3 weeks in the edition of "Centennial Countdown" in the Virgin Islands Daily News, Dr. Ronald Harrigan's article was published about the Virgin Islands' education foundation that was laid long before Transfer Day. It was a 3-part series on the development of a system of education for the free & enslaved population in the then-Da ...…
 
Ep. 90: Selena Anduze is originally from the island of St. Croix in the West Indies. She is French, Danish, Swedish, Puerto Rican, Native American Indian, Algerian, and Jewish - in other words, quintessentially multiracial. And, in St. Croix, where her family was a prominent one (her grandfather was a Senator), race wasn't really an issue of co ...…
 
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Dr. Ronald Harrigan & I were classmates at CVI 1966-1967. Dr. Leonard Richardson, my neighbor from our youth, were members of the Boys Scout Troop sponsored by Sts. Peter & Paul School. These gentlemen have immersed themselves in educating the masses abroad & our Fellow-Virgin Islanders. Retired Dr Harrigan, with a PhD in Education, is actively ...…
 
Public Education in the Danish West Indies This week students in my three classes and I at UVI were treated to a serendipitous presentation by my former CVI classmate, Dr. Ronald Harrigan, who discussed the history of education in the Danish West Indies. In his recent article in the Virgin Islands Daily News, Dr. Harrigan stated, "While there i ...…
 
Albert Edward Daniel, a native of St. Thomas and the son of Lucy Ann & Charles Daniel, of Charlotte Amalie, was born on May 16, 1897 in the then Danish West Indies. He lived all his life on St. Thomas. Although he had no formal training in the field of Art, he became a self-taught artist and sculptor with an original approach to his subject mat ...…
 
John Gottliff, a/k/a Moses Gottlieb, General Buddhoe, Bordeaux, was born enslaved on March 19, 1820 at Estate La Grange, a large sugar plantation near Frederiksted, St. Croix in what was then the Danish West Indies. John Gottliff’s activities on July 3, 1848 & the following days that have been chronicled by many writers. Dr. Svend E. Holsoe has ...…
 
Judah Philip Benjamin was born August 6, 1811 on St. Croix in the Danish West Indies (DWI, now the US Virgin Islands) to Jewish parents. At the time of his birth, his family was in transit from England to America. However, due to the War of 1812, they were forced to settle in the DWI until the war ended. They finally arrived in America in 1814, ...…
 
Louis Richard Sosthenes Behn (Jan 30, 1882 – June 6, 1957) was an American businessman who held the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) at the time of his death as a veteran of the US Army. Sosthenes was born in the island of St. Thomas, then part of the Danish West Indies. His ancestry was German on his paternal side, and French on his materna ...…
 
Mr. Alton Augustus Adams, Sr, born in 1889 on the island of St. Thomas in the Danish West Indies, is remembered as the first black bandmaster in the United States Navy, when he was appointed as such in 1917. “Although naval policy at the time restricted blacks to menial jobs, Adams and his all-black ensemble provided a bridge between the local ...…
 
Ralph Moses Paiewonsky (Nov. 9, 1907, St Thomas, Danish West Indies – Nov. 9, 1991, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands) was a businessman and politician who served as the 9th civilian governor of the US Virgin Islands from 1961-1969. The son of Jewish Lithuanian immigrants to the Danish West Indies, Ralph Paiewonsky graduated from New York Universit ...…
 
George Alexander McGuire was born on March 26, 1866 at Sweets, Antigua, in the Caribbean West Indies. As a child, he studied in local grammar schools on the island, then continued on at the Antiguan branch of Mico College for teachers and eventually at the Moravian Miskey Seminary in the Danish West Indies. McGuire pastored a Moravian congregat ...…
 
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After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
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After other nations had abolished slavery in their Caribbean colonies, for example the British in 1833, there were also forces that worked for a gradual abolition of slavery in the Danish colony. Not least of these was the colony’s Governor-General, Peter von Scholten, who implemented several reforms that eased conditions for the slaves. In 184 ...…
 
Deep Sessions VIII (Where America meets Europe) Foreword on the art: I found this little gem whilst looking for the better album cover for the set. This place in Iceland called Þingvellir is on the plate boundary of the tectonic plates of America and Europe. Both plates drifting apart leaving behind cracks in the surface, which are sometimes fi ...…
 
Sophie Schiller's book, Transfer Day, is a special edition of Spy Island that was written to commemorate the upcoming 100th Anniversary of Transfer Day (1917-2017). Today's date is March 31, 2015, the 98th anniversary of the original Transfer Day. The pictures in the slideshow have red and white border to commemorate The Danish flag. Soren Jens ...…
 
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On his local show on traditional radio this week Henrik Lockhart will bring to his audience the Danish Polcalypso Band with Kazio Kierpaul, a Dane with musical calypso roots and with songs of Crucian-born James "Jamesie" Brewster, of course. Accordong to Henrik, "Next week we will presnet an All-Danish show featuring Kazio's other Band Paulski ...…
 
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St. Croix hosts its Carnival between Christmas and Three Kings Day. The Crucian Christmas Carnival (formerly called Festival) sees events in both Christiansted and Frederiksted including calypso shows, Latin music venues, food fairs, horse races, parades, and the village. Who is the royalty representing St. Croix this year? Who were the past ro ...…
 
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St. Croix hosts its Carnival Festival between Christmas and New Year. The Crucian Christmas Carnival (formerly called Festival) sees events in both Christiansted and Frederiksted including calypso shows, Latin music venues, food fairs, horse races, parades, and the village. But how were Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Three Kings Day celebra ...…
 
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If we may, we would like to speed forward to contemporary Virgin Islands where we have experienced several days of heavy rains. We will take a look at how rain was handled now as compared to in the days of the Danish West Indies. If that were not enough, we will have a few surprises. So you don't want to miss this.…
 
Picking up where we left off, we will discuss the development of churches in the days when the US Virgin Islands were known as the Danish West Indies.
 
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The agenda was altered since Dr. Richardson was unable to be here. The two topics we covered was review of Moses, "General Bordeaux", and quelbe music of Stanley and The Ten Sleepless Knights. This topic was postponed: Picking up where we left off, we disuss the development of churches in the days when the US Virgin Islands were known as the Da ...…
 
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What are the churches of the Danish West Indies? What were their roles? The Doctor knows!
 
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And the discussion about St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands in the days of the Danish West Indies, starting at Fort Christian. Come on! Follow us as Dr. Richardson takes us on a tour of the city of Charlotte Amalie, starting at Fort Christian. If you listened last week, come with your answer. You might just be surprised! Mainly, we encourage y ...…
 
On this episode, Emil Amos of Grails, Om and Lilacs & Champagne, tells us about the latest installment of Holy Sons' Lost Decade series.Sandra takes to the streets of Chicago to catch up with Notes + Bolts, Panda Riot, and Divino Nino to learn more about local music and what shapes the scene.Hear the track "Edo Method" from The Bilinda Butchers ...…
 
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Sophie Schiller was born in Paterson, NJ and grew up in the West Indies amid aging pirates and retired German spies. Educated at American University, Washington, DC, she spent many years working in International Business before becoming a writer. Currently residing in Brooklyn, New York, Sophie is at work on a sequel to "Spy Island" and on a hi ...…
 
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Research at the National Archives and Beyond!
 
Bernice Bennett welcomes David Lynch who brings a new approach to searching his Caribbean roots, specifically in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the former Danish West Indies. David used his 20 years of experience in scientific research to guide his work in uncovering his family’s 300 year history in the islands. Very few records are available online, ...…
 
Danish stuff from Copenhagen on the eve of Spa 1000km and reflects on his recent Monza 1000km Le Mans Series win. Le Mans 24 Hours beckons. Power tops Indy rookie times. How Wannero became Barbagello. Winter Japanese indoor BBQ ideas. Danica to get an F1 test. Vodafone to supply Oz iPhones. White Minis. Bryce and Jack head west. New iMacs arrive.…
 
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