National Geographic : 1934 Oct
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE EARLY SHOPPERS RUSH TO IAITI'S "IRON MARKET" The structure covers about half a city block. It was designed and built in the early nineties by President Florvil Hippolyte, who never tired of admiring the Moorish towers connecting its two parts. N) National Geographic society Natural Color Photographs by Clifton Adams BARGAIN HUNTERS SHOP IN SIDEWALK FIVE-AND-TENS Merchandise of all descriptions is stacked on the pavement in front of stores in Port-au-Prince's poorer districts. Most of the buyers are country women who bring the produce of their small farms to the city for sale. Sometimes they have as much as 50 cents gold for an orgy of spending, but usually a dime or a quarter is their limit.