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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

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