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III (a) View of waterside and Demerara River
(b) The roofs and back gardens of old Georgetown

IV (a) Water Street, Georgetown

facing title page between pages 24 and 25

(b) Daily Chronicle offices, Georgetown

Main Street, Georgetown

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VI (a) Agricola Village Co-operative Thrift and Credit

Society, Ltd.

(b) Drawbridge at Diamond Village

VII (a) Excavating the Berbice-Canje Irrigation Canal (b) River defences for the Bartica Drainage and Irrigation Scheme

(c) Part of the Torani Canal

VIII (a) Street market, Rose Hall, Courantyne

(b) Cricket practice at No. 11 Village, Courantyne IX (a) Burning 'trash' in sugar fields

before cutting

(b) A field inspection during cutting

X (a) East Indian cane-cutter at Plantation Uitvlugt
(b) East Indian water-carrier

(c) Cane being fed into the crushing mill
(d) The carrier feeding cane into crushing rollers

XI (a) Taking cane to the factory in punts

(b) Loading the punts by crane
(c) Boiling the sugar in vacuum pans

(d) Sugar flows into bags ready for shipping

between pages 72 and 73

XII Aerial photograph of La Bonne Intention Estate, showing typical layout

XIII (a) East Indian rice-farmer at harvest time (b) Dredging for gold in the Potaro River

(c) Mr. R. Tachon, Reduction Officer to British
Consolidated Goldfields, Ltd.

IV (a) Herd of cattle in the open ranges of the
Rupununi Savannas

(b) Loading bauxite at Mackenzie

XV (a) Hauling greenheart trees near Wineperu (b) Hewing greenheart logs

(c) The Houston Mill, near Georgetown

XVI (a) Sir Alfred Savage addressing the
Legislative Council when Governor
(b) The Legislative Council in Session
(c) Dr. Cheddi Jagan

(d) Mrs. Cheddi Jagan
(e) Mr. L. F. S. Burnham

XVII (a) James Street, Albouystown
(b) Yard off Hogg Street, Albouystown

XVIII (a) Family group outside flat on the Laing
Avenue Estate

(b) New houses on the Laing Avenue Estate

XIX (a) Amerindian children at Sand Creek School,
Rupununi

between pages
136 and 137

(b) Schools broadcasting in Broad Street Government
School, Georgetown

(c) Student at Government Technical Institute,
Georgetown

XX (a) Queen's College for Boys, Georgetown
(b) Education film being shown at mobile cinema
XXI (a) Spraying an Amerindian house with D.D.T.
(b) Serving Amerindian children with milk at
Sand Creek

(c) Mr. Roy Phang, a Chinese dental student from
British Guiana

XXII (a) Dr. C. R. Jones giving anti-tuberculosis injection

at Sand Creek

(b) Medical Ranger Nash Atkinson making his rounds
in the Rupununi

XXIII (a) St. Francis Roman Catholic Mission Church,
Sand Creek

(b) Lutheran Church, Rose Hall, Courantyne
(c) St. George's Anglican Cathedral, Georgetown
(d) Mosque at No. 78 Village, Courantyne

XXIV (a) Akawaio Indian with blow-pipe (b) Makushi girl at Sand Creek, Rupununi

(c) The author on the Kamarang River in
Akawaio country

XXV (a) The East Coast Road

between pages
184 and 185

(b) Bed of the Rupununi River during dry season
(c) Lead boat pulls smaller boats on the Essequibo

River

XXVI (a) Grumman amphibian on the Potaro River
(b) Amerindian family crossing the Rupununi
XXVII (a) Amerindian woman winds wild cotton
(b) Wapisiana woman on bullock
(c) Village of Sand Creek

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XXVIII (a) Gold workings at Tumatumari Fall

(b) Work on hydro-electric dam at Tumatumari Fall

(c) The Potaro River from the air

XXIX (a) Bauxite mining near Mackenzie

(b) Removing overburden before mining begins
(c) Main conveyor belt carrying washed bauxite to
kilns

XXX (a) The Mackenzie City School, maintained by
DEMBA

(b) Bauxite ore waiting to enter plant at Mackenzie XXXI (a) Mrs. Orella's ranch, Manari, in the Rupununi (b) The River Takatu at Lethem, Rupununi

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DRAWINGS

Drawn for this volume by Denis Williams

Workers on a red brick road

Village houses on stilts

Blue and yellow macaw. Blue-crowned parrot

Feeding a manatee in the Botanic Gardens, Georgetown

Capybara

Stabroek Market (Georgetown)

Wind in a coconut plantation

Indian fruit-vendors

Negro schoolgirl

Chinese couple

Steel band

American spider monkey

East Indian woman

Loading sugar-cane into punts

A Shakers' meeting

Thatched huts with 'dry latrine'

Rum shop (Georgetown)

A market stall

Donkey cart

Negro fish-vendor

Village on the Rupununi

Tree Ant-eater

Red howler baboon

Toco toucan

Portable wooden mortar, said to come from Wai-Wai

Amerindian child

Typical Wai-Wai bench

Hauling a boat over a range of falls

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