Historic Photo of the Day: A child dies in Puerto Rico

  This photo was taken in 1946 in the town of Fajardo, by Jack Delano. When a child from a poor family died, their families would sometimes hold a funeral procession through the street, and into the final… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: Sweatshop in San Juan

  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we should all give great honor to this photo. These are the women who worked in sweatshops for 20 cents an hour, 8 dollars a week…both on the island, and in the… Read More

Historic Photo of the Day: I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

Jack Delano visited Puerto Rico for the first time in 1941, on a photo assignment from the US Farm Services Administration.  He loved the island so much that he returned with his wife in 1946. He lived there… Read More