Decorative Plates

Phototransfer text and images from Life Magazine Vol.14 No.10. Published on March 8th, 1943.

"Senate Investigative Committee finds it an unsolvable problem. The picture above and those following are a shocking disgrace to the U.S. They portray conditions in our island possession of Puerto Rico. While millions of young men are fighting to clean up the Axis and to create a better post war world, the cespool of Puerto Rico has been festering in our backyard for over 40 years."