“Las Musas” cigar store and factory/”Las Musas”, tienda y fábrica de puros

“I thought when I was young that you worked according to your nationality. We were Spanish, and my father, grandfather and uncles were all in the cigar business. There was a definite rule about this, I believed –a LAW.

Prudencio de Pereda, Windmills in Brooklyn, 1948.

The cigar factory in the back of Las Musas cigar store, run by Spanish immigrants, on Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, c. 1915.

La trastienda de “Las Musas”, tienda y fábrica de puros, regentada por españoles, Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, c. 1915.

The cigar factory in the back of Las Musas cigar store, run by Spanish immigrants, on Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, c. 1915.

Foto cedida por la familia Alonso-Sánchez.

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