National Geographic : 1930 Jan
Photograph from B. F. Williamson CHINESE OIL-PRODUCING TUNG NUTS GROWING NEAR GAINESVILLE Tung oil is used in many trades. For decades America has imported it from China. Now, in Florida, groves of tung trees are introduced with the hope that eventually a part of our oil needs may be met here. Photograph by Walter A. Ru Keyser WHEN SIR FRANCIS DRAKE RAIDED ST. AUGUSTINE IN 1586, ONLY THIS HOUSE ESCAPED DESTRUCTION Known as the Old SpanishMission Building, itisreputed tobethe oldest European-made structure inthe United States. Itisnow used as a museum by the Historical Society ofSt.Augustine.