National Geographic : 1924 Dec
Photograph by Charles Martin "ELEPHANT'S EAR" The taro (bleeding heart), as it is known in Porto Rico, is climatically on its native heath in the island and grows luxuriantly. It is one of the few tropical plants that can be grown in the open in practically all parts of the United States. LEARNING TO EMBROIDER INAPUBLIC SCHOOL OP PORTO RICO Needlework has becomein recent years oneoftheisland's most con siderable industries. Material for women's blouses and lingerie, men's shirts, and other clothing isdistributed towomen, who make the garments in their homes on a piecework basis.