National Geographic : 1947 Jan
© National Geographic Society Lose a Heel? He'll Put a New One On while You Wait Here a cobbler displays an assortment of rubber heels on the sidewalk in the shadow of the National Capitol. Bootblacks, photographers, candy sellers, and rumba-rattle (maracas) vendors swarm the parks, catering to visitors. Kodachromes by Melville Bell Grosvenor "Welcome to Pinar delRio-the Tobacco Capital" When the price of leaf isup, people arehappy and prosperous; when itis down, the whole city suffers.Fortunately, depressions arerare, forproduction is limited. The world demand isgreat forthis finetobacco.