Batista Cruising the Capitol: 1938

Batista Cruising the Capitol: 1938

Fulgencio Batista, the Cuban President, dictator, and military leader, touring Washington, D.C. in a classic convertible, 1938. At the time of the trip, it was the first time Batista had left Cuba in 37 years. General Malin Craig, Chief of Staff is shown with him as they pass the Capitol. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.