#Aruba 1947 #Caribbean

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Aruba #vintage #retro

Aruba #vintage #retro

Oranjestad Havenstraat,  Kong Hing Grocery Store

The family grocery of the Cheung family. Ed grew up to become the lead engineer for the Hubble telescope for NASA.

Royal visits to Aruba throughout history; arrival of Princess Beatrix, 1958, at Dakota airport.

Royal visits to Aruba throughout history; arrival of Princess Beatrix, at Dakota airport.

Previous Pinner says "The Lago Commissary for the local hires. This commissary was inside the lago fence but the front doors were on the first street in San Nicholaas that ran next to the concession fence. Local hires and their families could shop at that commissary."

The Lago Commissary for the local hires. This commissary was inside the lago fence but the front doors were on the first street in San Nicholaas that ran next to the concession fence. Local hires and their families could shop at that commissary.

Bird's eye view of #Oranjestad, taken in the 30s, probably from the legendary 'snip' or 'Oriol'.

Bird's eye view of Oranjestad, taken in the probably from the legendary 'snip' or 'Oriol'.

Nassaustraat 1930 's  The first tall building on the right was to become Aruba Bank, with at its left, Arco Iris Bakery, La Linda, and next to La Linda, Spritzer & Fuhrman

Nassaustraat 1930 's The first tall building on the right was to become Aruba Bank, with at its left, Arco Iris Bakery, La Linda, and next to La.

Aruba 1935: 'Oranjestad. Kermis op de playa.' Herkomst: Collectie Fraters van Tilburg

Aruba 1935: 'Oranjestad. Kermis op de playa.' Herkomst: Collectie Fraters van Tilburg

Steelband entertainment den Aruba Caribbean Hotel.

Nos dushi Aruba di antaño

Yep, the mountains of Venezuela. Looks like this was the edge of the parking lot for the Esso Club. Mom used to buy the best fresh-caught snapper for dinner from the fishermen who came to this part of the beach.

Yep, the mountains of Venezuela. Looks like this was the edge of the parking lot for the Esso Club. Mom used to buy the best fresh-caught snapper for dinner from the fishermen who came to this part of the beach.

The eagle refinery was on the west end of Aruba, west of Oranjestad, where now the hotels are located. This refinery was closed soon after the war.

Nos dushi Aruba di antaño shared Lago colony's photo. The eagle refinery was on the west end of Aruba, west of Oranjestad, where now the hotels are.

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