National Geographic : 1947 Jan
©National Geographic Society . . . . . . Kodachrome by Melville Bell Grosvenor Boys and Girls of Havana University Chat on the Steps of the School ofLaw Cuba's foremost University played a key role in her long fight for independence. Students and professors keptthe torch offreedom burning. Amemorial near the Prado marks the spot where eight medical students, ages 16 to 20, were shot by the Spanish authorities in1871.