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Malaria poster in small hotel, Puerto Rico ... San Juan (LOC)

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Delano, Jack,, photographer.

Malaria poster in small hotel, Puerto Rico ... San Juan

1941 Dec.

1 transparency : color.

Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

United States--Puerto Rico--San Juan

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 11671-25 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34060

Call Number: LC-USF35-562

  1. tropicalgardener1 79 months ago | reply

    the colors of the paint are interesting too...the chair just adds to the time piece

  2. John Watts-Robertson 70 months ago | reply


    So add a watermark on anything posted on Flickr to stop thieves!!

  3. baffled human 68 months ago | reply

    yes this is interesting... shimmering silver quality is quite lovely. the crispness and lighting seem so contemporary vs nearly 70 years ago.

  4. TonyHawkLookalike 63 months ago | reply

    I like this picture... soemthing about the green wall contrasted by the door and the portrait orientation seems to work better than a landscape.

  5. OfficialWachy 40 months ago | reply

    Me gusta los colores! Out into the Blue

  6. squishyray 32 months ago | reply

    Note to those worried about thieves, this photo is in the public domain and was funded by the U.S. government via the Farm Security Administration.

  7. squishyray 27 months ago | reply


    This b&w version is shown to be in Manatí, not San Juan.

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