While we’re all thinking of the mind-boggling scenes of destruction in Haiti, here are some images of that country in somewhat less geologically calamitous times.
Nick DeWolf was an MIT graduate and co-founder of electronics test equipment manufacturer Teradyne, Inc. He was also a prodigious photographer, and archivist Steve Lundeen is meticulously uploading many of DeWolf’s images to Flickr. Here are some samples of photos Mr. DeWolf took in Haiti, c. 1958.
Worth remembering, though, that things were far from idyllic. Dr. François “Papa Doc” Duvalier was just elected to the presidency the year before, and Haiti’s long national nightmare lay ahead.