Four of the first women to vote in the Bahamas in 1962 (L to R): Beryl Edgecombe, Sylvia Bethel, Marion Bethel and Ethelee Cheare with William R. Dames.

Four of the first women to vote in the Bahamas in 1962 (L to R): Beryl Edgecombe, Sylvia Bethel, Marion Bethel and Ethelee Cheare with William R. Dames.

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