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Sugar Mill at Work

Sugar Mill at Work Havana Cuba
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Stock #: 376663
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Havana
Country: Cuba
Postmark: 1937
PM City: Havana
PM State: Cuba
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The raw sugar produced by Cuba totals five million tons per year; but provides the sustenance of a very small part of the natives. The low price of sugar paid by refiners leaves no margin for the planter who scarcely covers his expenses and the cane cutter who made a good living in the past, is now satisfying his hunger with sugar cane and coffee, earning a few cents daily, sometimes one dollar. Naturally this hand work is important. Wall street absorbers should be sent here to cut cane