National Geographic : 1930 Jun
CIRENAICA, ON THE EDGE OF THE SAHARAN SANDS ITALIAN RULE HAS NOT CHANGED ARAB HOME LIFE The old chief, seen here with his brother, sons and other male members of his household, is patriarchal head of his family and counselor to his people. © National Geographic Society Natural-Color Photographs by Luigi Pellerano BENGASI ARABS HAVE THEIR OWN SCHOOL Seated on mats spread on the floor, the children of the Moslem families study the Koran as they did before the Italian occupation of the country. The Government provides a modern school, but it is attended principally by Jewish pupils. No color line is drawn among these people.