National Geographic : 1931 Jan
Photographs by Jacob Gayer A NARROW, COBBLED STREET WITH OVERHANGING BALCONIES, IN SAN JUAN DE PORTO RICO Although architecture, language, and many cultural habits still reflect the Spanish influence, social and economic life in Porto Rico is slowly taking on an American complexion. The use of English is growing and American methods and machines are being widely adopted. WOMEN OE ST. LUCIA TRUDGE INTOTHE PORT CASTRIES MARKET WITH ABEWILDERING ARRAY OEPRODUCE Here you may buy spices,sugar, rum, molasses, fish and turtles, ground cocoa molded into cigar-shapes, odd tropical fruits and vegetables. Wild hogs from the jungle andsnipe and partridges from thevalleys ofthe island are also for sale.