Posts Tagged ‘Porto Rico’

The Mentor Magazine – A Trip to Puerto Rico Articles

Icon Written by Cumba on February 7, 2009 – 12:56 pm

I recently posted a photo slide show with images from an old magazine called “The Mentor” published in 1921. The articles that accompanied the images have been scanned and I am posting them as a historical insight into Puerto Rico in 1921 as seen through an outsider’s point of view. The articles have been posted [...]

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Puerto Rico – early 1900’s Slideshow

Icon Written by Cumba on January 31, 2009 – 2:07 pm

These images are from the Library of Congress website. Most of the images were stereo view cards that were popular from the late 1800’s until the 1930’s. They were the predecessors of view masters. Stereo cards were comprised of two images that when viewed through the viewer gave a sense of seeing the images in [...]

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A Photographic Trip Through Puerto Rico in 1921

Icon Written by Cumba on January 28, 2009 – 8:27 pm

In my search for materials regarding Puerto Ricans, I sometimes come across old magazines with articles that give a glimpse into how the island and its people were perceived by outsiders. One of my purchases was a magazine from 1921 called “The Mentor,” a magazine of ‘intellectual appeal.’ They covered different topics and one of [...]

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