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Our Islands and
Their People

 

Images presented on this page are from the book Our Islands and Their People. This is a two book set published in 1899 by N. D. Thompson Publishing. It is an extremely interesting book, both in narrative and in photos.

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View of Río Piedras, Porto Rico,
from the Old Dutch Bridge.


Cathedral at Juana Díaz, Porto Rico


A Ford in the Río Grande,
near Mayagüez, Porto Rico

 


American Troops landing at
Arroyo, Porto Rico,
August 1898


On the Bayamón River, Porto Rico


Returning from Market,
near Arecibo, Porto Rico

 


Scene in the Plaza at
Ponce, Porto Rico,
July 13, 1898


San Germán, Porto Rico,
founded in 1511


Entrance to the town of
Cayey, Porto Rico

 


The Market at San Juan


The Bread Market at San Juan


San Francisco street,
San Juan, Porto Rico

 


The Beach at Arroyo, Porto Rico


View in the suburbs of Bayamón


Plaza and church at
Santa Isabel, Porto Rico

 

Our Islands and Their People

As Seen with
Camera and Pencil
1899
 

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