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[A city street scene near the corner of a two story stucco building]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph is a city street scene taken near the corner of a two story stucco building. There are huge fabric "drapes" hanging over tall arched doorways. The second story of the building has intricate iron railing around the balcony. Sign above one arched doorway of this building reads: "LA CHARANGA". There are several horses and buggies in the street and people walking on the sidewalks. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 23.5 cm x 18.5 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]

[The construction of a building in Cuba]

Description: The photograph shows the construction of a building. There are several men on top of and around the construction site. Text below the photo reads: " This building was hastily run up to afford shelter to the homeless reconcentrados after the attention of the civilized world was drawn to their condition; one of the few things ever done by the Spanish in haste."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A couple sitting in a buggy pulled by a man on a horse]

Description: The photograph is of a couple sitting in a "buggy" pulled by a man on a dark horse. The outfit is parked in front of a building with people standing near the front entrance. Text below photo reads: "Cuban Volante. This one was used by ex-President Cleveland when he visited Havana. It was smashed by a company of volunteers, "because it had been used by a Yankee pig."
Date: [1900..1920]

[Cowboy and cattle in cattle shoots and pens]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was with other photos that were brought from there by Davis. The photograph shows a cowboy standing (center) on one of many wooden partitions that form cattle shoots and pens. There are cattle peering through the wooden partition in foreground. Partial view of a white wooden building seen between trees in the top left corner of photograph; trees on right. The photograph is mounted on a gray matte with a thick dark gray border around perimeter of image and again around the edge of the matte. Written on the back of the image: "Cows and dipping vat." Image dimensions are approximately: "17.9 cm x 12.8 cm".
Date: [1900..1920]

[A Cuban dry-goods store]

Description: The photograph shows the interior of a store. Two men are behind the shelf lined counter, while one man is leaning against a showcase on far left. Text below the photograph reads: "The interior of a Cuban dry-goods store, with the proprietor in the foreground, with his clerks in their regular attire. All the clerks in Havana are similarly dressed - or , rather, undressed."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A family of six sitting around a long table]

Description: This photograph shows a family of six sitting around a long table in a very large dining room. Text below the photo reads: "Typical dining room of well-to-do Cubans. They are drinking coffee at six o'clock A. M. Oilcloth covers the table in place of linen. It is easier to wash, and Spaniards are ease-loving."
Date: [1900..1925]

[Four young children on the back of a donkey]

Description: The photograph shows four young children on the back of a donkey. There is a young man standing behind the donkey and two people standing near a building on the left. Text below photo reads: "Boys are boys the world over and in all colors and languages. These youngsters are having a fine time with the donkey, who does not enjoy the situation half so much, and whose "business end" longs for employment."
Date: [1900..1920]

[The interior of a Havana home]

Description: The photograph shows the interior of a home. The room shown is a parlor with several pieces of sitting furniture. Text below photo reads: "A typical Havana parlor in the residence of a family of the better class. The frame of the furniture is of solid mahogany, which is a native wood in common use."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A large group of men and women around a man and a woman dancing]

Description: The photograph shows a large group of men and women around a couple that is dancing in the center. There is a thatch roofed building in the background. Text below the photograph reads: "This is a typical Sunday morning scene in one of the side streets of Havana, and indicates a negro dance - "up and down and all chassee." Negroes are children of sun and fun."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A large group of men standing around a couple]

Description: The photo shows a large group of men and one woman standing near the entrance of a large brick building. Text below the photo reads: "The most talked of couple in Havana - General Arola and Elsa Tobin. The senorita is the daughter of the Spanish army in Cuba, and was recently married to the general, who is what we would call the mayor of the city, and old enough to be her father."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A large group of people at a picnic]

Description: The photograph shows a large group of people at a picnic. Text below the portrait reads: "Last photograph of Joaquin Ruiz, who was shot by the Cubans when he went out under Spanish instructions to offer the insurgents autonomy. At a picnic, the Monday preceding his death, this picture was taken. He stands with a cross on his hat."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A large group of people standing outside a store]

Description: The photograph shows a large group of people standing near the porch of a white wooden building. There is a cart pulled by an ox with a man standing to the side of it in right foreground; two oxen pulling a load of timber in left center foreground. Text below photo reads: "Here is a typical country store, on the coast near Havana. Merchandise is drawn on an ox-sled, wheels being seldom used when runners will answer the purpose. Bad roads explain this preference." Written in pencil on left side of photo: "Mr. J. H. P. Davis".
Date: [1900..1920]

[A man ministering to a young boy in a hospital bed]

Description: The photograph shows a man ministering to a young boy in a hospital bed. Another boy is lying in a bed in rear left background. A number "19" is on the wall above the bed of the first young man. Text below the photograph reads: "Another scene in the hospital of the American Orphan Asylum, showing reconcentrado boys dying of starvation, in the last stages, beyond relief, with protruding bones. Pictures like this explain the war now being waged against the tyranny which produces such piteous fruit."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A man sitting in a chair with three children around him]

Description: The photograph shows an African-American man sitting in a chair with three African-American children around him. There is a stucco house in the background. Text below the photo reads: "Relics of plantation life. The oldest negroes guard the children and discipline them. The sign of office is a key. This old negro has locked disobedient children in the house."
Date: [1900..1920]

[A man standing at the northeast corner of a white two story house]

Description: Photograph may have been brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. This photograph was found with other photos that were brought back. Photograph shows a man standing at the northeast corner of a white two story house. The bottom porch of the house has thick square column supports. The porch has a wooden bench and two rocking chairs near an open double doorway. The second floor balcony has wooden railing. The back of the house has top and bottom porches also. There is a row of wooden posts put closely in the ground to form a fence in the foreground. The photo is mounted on a textured gray matte. The matte has a thick dark gray line around perimeter of photo and around edge of matte. The image dimensions are: 12.8 cm x 17.9 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]

[Monumental grave located in Cuba]

Description: Photograph appears to be a monumental grave located in Cuba. Trees line the left and right of the photograph with the grave in the center. It is extremely tall with various designs running down it. At the top is a cross with an angel carrying a man below it. These individuals are standing on a circular platform placed on a square column. The column is decorated with various weaponry sculpted on sides. At the bottom of the column are bows. The monument then spreads out to cover a larger area, with ladies wearing wrap clothes in various positions on each corner of the top of the monument. A black metal fence surrounds the monument and the entrance via stairs is blocked off with a black metal fence. The visitor's platform has a black metal cross set up on each corner. A plaque is apparent on the front of the visitor's platform. Attached to a black cardboard substrate.
Date: 1900

[People outside of a relief station in Havana]

Description: The photograph shows a large group of people standing near the entrance of a building. Text below the photograph reads: "Santo Suarez is the principal relief station in Havana. For a while, until the outbreak of war with the United States, 4000 reconcentrados were here daily supplied with food, medicine, etc."
Date: [1900..1920]

[Photograph of a cemetery brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. The photograph is of a cemetery. There is a cement structure with white iron railing on far left of photo; line of cedar? trees on right of photo. Rows of crosses with a tall cross and wreath at center of photo. Text on cross reads: "Victims of the Maine (?)". Written on front of the photo in pencil: "Mr. 100 100 10 10 10 10 10 10 [line] 100". Written on back in pencil: "Judge J. H. P. Davis brought these back from Cuba" and "Miss Belle". The photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 20 cm x 11.9 cm.
Date: [1900..1925]

[Photograph of a large group of men, women, and children gathered around a huge pot of food]

Description: Photograph on page 17 of a book brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. The photograph shows a large group of men, women, and children gathered around a huge pot of food. Text below the photo reads: "Relief station in Havana On certain days, and at designated hours, portions of codfish and cornmeal are doled out to the starving. These sights were and are common tragedies".
Date: [1900..1920]

[Photograph of a man on horseback along with nine other people on a ferry in a narrow river]

Description: Photograph on page 19 of a book brought back from Cuba by J.H. P. Davis. The photograph shows a man on horseback along with nine other people on a ferry in a narrow river. There is a barn and cattle on the opposite bank. Text below the photograph reads: "The Conti River, near Havana, is crossed at this point by a ferry. The ford has been often mined by the Cubans, and hundreds of Spanish soldiers have been blown to atoms."
Date: [1900..1920]

[Photograph of cattle brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph brought back from Cuba by J.H.P. Davis. The photograph shows a herd of cattle in a pasture being watched over by four cowboys on horseback. There are two cowboys on the right and two on the left side of the herd. A fence line and trees extends from far left to center of photograph. The photo is mounted on a gray cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a thick dark gray line around the perimeter of the photograph and again around the edge of the cardboard. Written on back of cardboard in black ink: "Group of Hereford cattle raised on my Ranch." Image dimensions are: 18 cm x 12.8 cm.
Date: [1900..1920]