National Geographic : 1936 Jul
THE HUB CITY, CRADLE OF AMERICAN LIBERTY © National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart JOCKEYS WATCH THEIR WEIGHT IN THEIR DRESSING ROOM AT SUFFOLK DOWNS Recent legislation in Massachusetts permits pari mutuel betting at horse and dog races. Huge crowds flock to this new course at South Boston. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph by Luis Marden SAMOSET. ALGONQUIN WOODEN INDIAN CHIEF, OFFERS CUSTOMERS A GOOD CIGAR. ON MILK STREET, BOSTON Carl Larsen, who once made ships' figureheads, carved this friendly Indian from live oak which had been seasoned in mud and water storage. Boiled linseed oil is periodically poured down a hole on top the Indian's head to keep the wood from cracking.