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St. Thomas History

First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt visits the US Virgin Islands in 1934 by Valerie Sims

First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt Visits the US Virgin Islands ~ 1934

Today in VI History On this day, March 7, 1934, the First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt visited the US Virgin Islands. […]

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Pretty watercolor painting of the Grand Hotel in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands by M NIeld

Pretty Watercolor Rendering of the Grand Hotel ~ 1963

Pretty Watercolor The artist, M. Nield captured the heart of Charlotte Amalie when the Grand Hotel was chosen as a […]

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st Thomas, Enid M. Baa

5 Postcards Offer Interesting Virgin Islands’ History Lessons by Enid M. Baa ~ 1934

Enid M. Baa, Librarian Recently, I’ve been finding the most incredible Virgin Islands memorabilia on eBay! πŸ“¨ This set of […]

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Leo S. Carty paintings of the US Virgin Islands

Beautiful Prints of the US Virgin Islands by Leo S. Carty

Leo S. Carty I love Mr. Carty’s paintings of the Virgin Islands! 🎨 They’re beautiful! Don’t you think? His scenes […]

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The Limbo Dance, Too Hot to Handle ~ 1962

I love Ebay for all the fascinating collectibles one can find on the history of the Virgin Islands. πŸ”₯ Here’s […]

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seascape painting by eljay torgar

Pretty Seascape Beach Painting by Eljay Torgar Available

Eljay Torgar There’s a pretty watercolor painting of a beach scene in St. ThomasΒ up for sale on ebay. πŸ–Ό Asking […]

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Fort Christian ceramic vase

Fort Christian Ceramic Vase up for Sale

Ceramic Vase Check out this handcrafted, historic vase of Fort Chrisitan.πŸ”Ž Only $3.99 on ebay Card says: “Built in 1671 […]

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Charles Lindburgh's plane and flower girl, Margie Creque in St. Thomas ,US Virgin Islands by Valerie Sims

Could This Be Charles Lindbergh’s Flower Girl? ~ 1928

Margie Creque 🌺 Family Story: True or Not? Have you ever been told a fascinating story about a member of […]

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Beautiful Island Paintings by Larry Gluck ~ 1960s

Larry Gluck, Artist Larry Gluck created some of the most captivating scenes of the Virgin Islands on canvas! πŸ–Ό On […]

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Henry Creque Ten pounds

The Ten Pound Baby!

Ten Pound Baby🍼 Have you ever discovered articles about your family in the old newspapers?Β  I’ve been thrilled to find […]

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Main Street, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1940

A Leisurely Look at Main Street ~ 1940

Main Street Caption on the back of this photograph reads… πŸ‘€ Practically a free port, foreign made articles like French […]

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Movie Day on Main Street, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1963

Movie Day on Main Street ~ 1963

Movie Day 🎬 Headlining at the Cinema Theatre was The Victors produced by Carl Foreman. Movie posters promised=> “The six most […]

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Virgin Islands Calypso music from the Virgin Islands

Listen To a Little Calypso Music From the Virgin Islands ~ 1957

Listen to a little of the record below. 🎢 Calypso Music Calypso music and the production of island records became […]

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Beautiful paining of Charlotte Amalie by Caroc up for sale.

Rare Painting of Charlotte Amalie Harbor Up for Sale ~ 1927

Beautiful Painting by Caroc 🎨 Up for sale this week is a very special work of art created by the […]

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Cecile Ryden johnson paints the US Virgin Islands.

Have You Seen These Pretty Paintings?

These beautiful paintings are currently up for auction! Cecile Ryden Johnson They were created by artist, Cecile Ryden Johnson, an […]

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Unusual padlock up for auction from the US Virgin Islands ~ 1930

Unusual Padlock Up For Auction! ~ 1930

PadlockΒ  Up for auction is an unusual padlock from St. Thomas.Β πŸ”“ It has a brass coated front and several personal […]

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A Mystery Woman from US Virgin Islands by Winold Reiss

Who is this Mystery Woman?

This mystery woman from the US Virgin Islands is part of a special collection found at the New York Public […]

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Scenic St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1930s

10 Scenic Views of St. Thomas ~ 1930s

Scenic Views of St. ThomasΒ πŸ”­ To purchase this collection, visit this link on ==>ebay Saint Thomas At mention of thy […]

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Artist, Margaret Casey Gates sketches in the US Virgin Islands ~ 1936

Beautiful Sketches Found by Artist, MARGARET CASEY GATES ~ 1936

Margaret Casey Gates Β    Casey’s SketchbookΒ  Discovered in a faded black notebook at theΒ Archives of American Art in Washington […]

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Baseball team of the Virgin Islands ~ 1954

Rare Collectible Found of the Olympic Baseball Team ~ 1954

“The sport of Baseball was introduced in the islands by William Lewis, a young St. Thomian who returned from Santo […]

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Ten Beautiful Spots a Visitor Found Fascinating in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1957

Ten Beautiful Spots a Visitor Found Fascinating ~ 1957

Have a glimpse of the beautiful spots a visitor found fascinating in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands Β ~ 1957 Magens […]

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Parade Magazine of the Virgin Islands ~ 1957

Finding a Caribbean Holiday Magazine ~ 1951

There’s a great Virgin Islands collectible on ebay today ~ 1951. πŸ“š Take a look with this link!==> Ebay.Β  Holiday […]

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Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Postcards of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School ~ 1924

Yesterday and today….my how the years pass for our old alma mater. In about seven more years, the school building […]

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St. Thomas, Gem of the Caribbean Poem

St. Thomas, the Gem of the Caribbean, a poem ~ 1924

Here’s a beautiful poem about St. Thomas. Saint Thomas, the Gem of the Caribbean Saint Thomas, the Gem of the […]

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Interested in the history of St. Thomas under the Danish flag?

Here are a few stories...

Who Owned This Popular Corner Store in St. Thomas?

The Beautiful Boston-Built Schooner, GITANA anchors in the Harbor ~ 1899

See the Greatest Show on Earth! ~ 1835

Rare Conch Pearls Found! ~ 1906

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, One of the Greatest Living Composers by Alton A. Adams ~ 1910

Pretty Painting up for Auction of the West Indies

The Marriage of Opposites Book by Alice Hoffman

Could This Be Morningstar Beach in St. Thomas?

Strange Fish Caught Off St. Thomas ~ 1857

Amazing Photograph Collection Up For Auction! ~ 1911

The Royal Three Quarters of The Town of Charlotte Amalie

Honoring Hurricane Heroes Past and Present

How Crown House Survived the Hurricane of 1916

Two Treasured Paintings Document a Memorable Moment in Virgin Islands History ~ 1801

Unveiling the Bust of King Christian IX ~ 1909

Rare Souvenir Booklet Found! ~ 1897

How a Celebrated Fragrance Lasted the Test of Time ~ 1860s

Telegraph Office Postcard ~ 1909

Very Old Photographs of the Virgin Islands

The First Performance of the ADAMS JUVENILE BAND ~ 1910

The Yacht, Diablesse Visits St. Thomas ~ 1914

The Quest for Buried Treasure Never Dies!

Ever Wonder What St. Thomas Was Like One Hundred Years Ago? Take This Tour…

How Panama Hats Became So Popular ~ 1905

How Strength and Perseverance Gave Coal Carriers a Memorable Legacy

The Thrills and Dangers of Animal-Driven Carts ~ 1906

How the Coaling Women Persevered ~ 1907

How the 40th Anniversary of King Christian IX’s Reign was Celebrated ~ 1903

Early St. Thomas Panoramas ~ 1850s

How a Family Historian Discovered Where Hugo Larsen Painted One of His Masterpieces ~ 1905

9 Residents Are First to Tour the Danish Training Ship, DANMARK ~ 1934

A Famous English Actor Causes Quite a Stir ~ 1903

Celebrating Three King’s Day ~ 1910

Rebuilding a Sunken Sailboat ~ 1916

How the British Sloop, SPIDER Disappeared During a Hurricane ~ 1916

Peruvian Independence Celebrated ~ 1916

Fire Destroys the St. Thomas Telegraph Office ~ 1909

Honoring the Veteran Postman ~ 1903

GRUNDLOV Constitution Celebrated! ~ 1914

Taking the Last Danish Census ~ 1911

Discovering One of the Earliest Stories by J. Antonio Jarvis

Honoring the Anniversary of TRANSFER DAY ~ 1917

How a New Name for the Danish West Indies was Chosen ~ 1917ο»Ώ

How a Heartfelt Letter Written 100 Years Ago Still Has Meaning ~ 1902

Sugarcane Laborers Return Home on a German Cargo Ship ~ 1912

Sad Sea Catastrophe: The Loss of the British Sloop, SYRIA ~ 1912

A Few Lucky Residents Tour a One of a Kind Wonder Before She Sunk ~ 1914

Carnival Ball Held in Honor of Former President, Theodore Roosevelt ~ 1916


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