Raising Old Glory over Morro Castle
From The Phonoscope, January 1899, p. 15: Down goes the Spanish flag, and up floats the Stars and Stripes. Down falls the symbol of tyranny and oppression that has ruled in the new world for four hundred years, and up goes the Banner of Freedom. In the distance are the turrets and battlements of Morro, the last foothold of Spain in America. (C. Musser,...
Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Vitagraph Company of America - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Morro Castle, Havana Harbor
Panoramic view, showing entrance to Havana Harbor and Morro Castle
"A most excellent picture of the grim old fortress which stands at the entrance of Havana Harbor. The high ramparts and lofty battlements look very formidable. Parts of the stronghold date back to the seventeenth century. While the yacht from which the picture is taken sails around the promontory, an excellent view is afforded of the entire fortress. Waves are seen dashing up against...
Paley, William Daly - Decker, Karl C. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)