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THE COCONUT INDUSTRY AND ITS USAGE ASPECTS - TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

THE COCONUT INDUSTRY AND ITS USAGE ASPECTS - TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

  • 7/23/2021 10:55:00 AM
Photo credit Heritage Library Division, Winer Collection   Authored by: Anna Richardson-Thomas   Coconut is known by different names, the Coco, Cocos nucifera, coconut palm and the Coconut tree.  Its fruit is also known as the coconut. In Trinidad, deliberate cultivation is said to have started in Mayaro by Phillipe Alphonse. Mr. Alphonse made a decision “every week-end” to “ride through Mayaro trace and plant coconuts” (Anthony 170). Today t...
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THE COCOA INDUSTRY - TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO COCOA (CACAO)

THE COCOA INDUSTRY - TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO COCOA (CACAO)

  • 7/23/2021 10:39:00 AM
Photo credit Heritage Library Division, Winer Collection Authored by: Anna Richardson-Thomas & Shaquille Rowley Cacao, often referred to as Cocoa, comes from the Cacao tree (Theobroma cacao). Cocoa crop is a seasonal crop. “The word cacao is used for the tree and the plants, and the word Cocoa for the dried beans and products of manufacture.” (Bekele 2). The first variety of cacao was planted in Trinidad by Spaniards in 1525 and was known as the Criollo. The cultivation ...
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WINER POSTCARD COLLECTION - THE LA BREA PITCH LAKE

WINER POSTCARD COLLECTION - THE LA BREA PITCH LAKE

  • 6/29/2021 1:02:00 AM
  The Winer Postcard Collection reveals a rich pictorial history of the La Brea Pitch Lake otherwise known as Brea Spanish Tar or the Pitch Pit. The images depict not only 19th century visitors to what some refer to as the eight (8th) wonder of the world, but the various aspects associated with the mining and exporting of the product.            The Pitch Lake is found in southwest Trinidad in the village of La Brea. A UNESCO, Trinida...
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PRESERVING YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHS

PRESERVING YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 5/8/2020 6:40:00 AM
The Heritage Library Division recognizes that the prevalence of smart phones with high quality cameras and affordably priced digital cameras has enabled ordinary persons to capture a wide variety of photographs in digital format.  In order to preserve this information for future generations, we will like to provide you with some useful tips to ensure that your digital photographs remain accessible in the future.   Photographs and their appeal Photographs have long been establi...
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