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Negro Minstrels in All its Primitive Cleverness

NEGRO MINSTRELS IN ALL ITS PRIMITIVE CLEVERNESS

Out of the black heart of Africa comes the fierce element of strength in the weird music of old Barbary. With nothing but their four tom-toms, these negro drummers make a music of pure, pulsating rhythm charged with emotional effects that throb upon the nerves and sway the soul

The Shop Cave in the Wall and its Reason

THE SHOP CAVE IN THE WALL AND ITS REASON

By the tiniest of booths, these Algerian tailors are finishing a burnous, or long, white woolen cloak. Under the Turks, prosperity in shopkeepers was a crime; their descendents still squat at work by an open cave, however good their business, for this was the old way of avoiding confiscation