Cuba Politics

A Cuban Coffee Planter and His Product

Posted August 18, 2004 by publisher in Cuba Politics.


The coffee industry of Cuba, is greatly diversified. Many individuals possess only a few trees, which they cultivate in a small way with reasonable profit for themselves. The photograph represents one of these small planters with his year’s crop of the aromatic berry piled in sacks on the horse that doubtless carried him though many a hotly contested skirmish during the war period.

1898 Spanish American War

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