Boys filling buckets of water at Columbus fountain in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Columbus fountain was the place where the great discoverer, Christopher Columbus, first quenched his thirst after arriving in Puerto Rico.




More Pictures of Puerto Rico!

Street vendor selling pork on a street in Santurce, Puerto Rico

Street vendor selling pork products on a street in Santurce, Puerto Rico. 1942.

Women sewing gloves in the fishing village of Puerto Real

In the fishing village of Puerto Real, many women take needlework to do at home.

El Morro’s Castle wall after being struck by a 13-inch shell in 1899

El Morro’s castle wall after being struck by a 13-inch shell during the bombardment of San Juan

Children in Utuado, Puerto Rico, 1942

Utuado, Puerto Rico. Children in the slum area. January, 1942 by Jack Delano.

Children sitting on the boardwalks of “El Fangitto”

Children sitting on one of the boardwalks which are as sidewalks in the slum area.

Children in the slum area of San Juan, known as El Fangitto

San Juan, Puerto Rico. Children in the slum area known as El Fangitto.