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!

A “majordomo” (foreman) on a sugar plantation. Manati, P.R.

A “majordomo” (foreman) on a sugar plantation in Manati, Puerto Rico.

San Juan, Puerto Rico. In the huge slum known as “El Fangitto”

A woman stands with her child and dog on one of the boardwalks of “El Fangitto”.

Children near their home in the slum area known as “El Fangitto”

Houses in the slum area known as “El Fangitto” (The Mud) in San Juan, P.R.

Puerto Rican Mailman Delivering Mail by Horseback, 1880

Puerto Rican mail carrier on horseback waits to pick up mail at a post office.

An apothecary store in Lares, Puerto Rico. January, 1942

A pharmacists awaits customers in an apothecary store in Lares, Puerto Rico.

Fisherman selling his catch in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, 1900

This picture shows a Puerto Rican fisherman carrying long strings of fish.