June 11, 2018

Everyday Life of Cuba in 1933 Taken by Fay S. Lincoln

During the course of his forty-year career in commercial photography, Lincoln (1894-1976) established himself as one of the most influential and widely respected architectural photographers in America.

The Fay S. Lincoln photograph collection contains approximately 10,000 original negatives and proof prints. This collection was donated in 1973, after Lincoln's retirement to Centre Hall (Pa.).

Here, selected photographs from the Penn State Special Collections Library that feature everyday life of Cuba taken by Fay S. Lincoln in 1933.

Republic of Cuba. Swimming pool of National Hotel, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Two boys playing instruments, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Children with sugar cane, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Escuela de Cadets, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Havana Harbor, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Man with sewing machine, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Man with straw hat, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Old man, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. School teacher with students and flag, circa 1933

Republic of Cuba. Street scene, circa 1933






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