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Movie Star, Dana Andrews visits St Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1951 By Valerie Sims

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The Cruise of the Diablesse in the Danish West Indies ~ 1914

The Yacht, Diablesse Visits St. Thomas ~ 1914

#OnThisDay in 1914, one of my favorite authors sailed into Charlotte Amalie harbor. Captain Frederic A. Fenger, was an adventurous […]

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Hugo Larsen's Nanny with Baby painting in St. Thomas, Danish West Indies ~ 1905 By Dante Beretta

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

By Dr. Dante Beretta   A little over 100 years ago, a talented young Danish artist named Hugo Larsen, visited […]

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edward compton, actor

A Famous English Actor Causes Quite a Stir ~ 1903

Did you know that one of England’s most popular actors visited St. Thomas?   Edward Compton visits St. Thomas Edward Compton […]

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Elsie Baker performs in the US Virgin Islands ~ 1932. By Valerie Sims

ELSIE BAKER Performs! ~ 1932

In the 1930s, famous celebrities were invited to the islands by the first civilian Governor, Dr. Paul M. Pearson. He […]

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The Welterweight Champion of the Virgin Islands, El Matahombre ~ 1932 By Valerie Sims

How a Welterweight Champion Won His Title ~ 1932

Copyrighted © 2016 Valerie Sims. All Rights Reserved. During the 1930s, supporting the welterweight champion was big entertainment in the US Virgin Islands. While […]

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Lady Ashley visits the US Virgin Islands ~ 1935 By Valerie Sims

Douglas Fairbanks Sr and Lady Ashley Attract the Crowds! ~ 1935

Would you believe this photograph was only an inch wide by an inch and a half in height? 👀 I […]

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Pulitzer prize winner, Edna St Vincent Millay visits St Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1935 By Valerie Sims

Listening to a Pulitzer Prize Winner, Edna St. Vincent Millay ~ 1935

At the suggestion of her physician and close friends, Edna St. Vincent Millay  arrived in St. Thomas for a lengthy, […]

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Movie Star, Dana Andrews visits St Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1951 By Valerie Sims

A Moment with a Movie Star: DANA ANDREWS ~ 1951

Cousins, Marion and Joanie and best friends, Marilyn and Joy were thrilled to meet Dana Andrews! Copyrighted © 2016 Valerie […]

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