U.S. Marines receive honors in Haiti, West Indies. Four U.S. Marines stand at attention in a field adjoining the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. U.S. naval officers in summer white uniforms are present. President of Haiti, Sudre Dartiguenave, pins Haitian Military medals on the Marines for their performance in routing a force of bandits. Next, Haitian Gendarmerie, officered by U.S. Marine Non-Commissioned Officers, march past in review. The President and U.S. naval officers stand near the National Palace to review the Gendarmerie. They salute as the troops march past. In the far background, can be seen the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de L'Assomption). Next, in complete change of scene, U.S. Marines are seen leaving a campsite of white tents, as they head out on a patrol, carrying their rifles and transporting supplies, on a burro. Final change of scene shows two marines examining boots being made at an outdoor shoemaker. The proprieter, a man, works at a sewing machine. He has many women helpers who sit on the ground and do handwork on footware. A Haitian customer examines a boot.
Peace conference in Haiti,West Indies. Haitians and U.S. Marines gathered for the Peace conference. Officer seated at table signs the treaty. Street scenes in Port Au Prince. Large crowd of civilians gathered at the Cathedral Square. U.S. Marines on guard. Group of insurrectors that have surrendered lined up on field.
Convicts at work in Haiti,West Indies. Aerial view of the buildings in city of Port Au Prince. Guards at the National Palace entrance. U.S. Marines mounted on horsebacks leave Palace. Large crowd of natives at marketplace. They sell market goods. Convicts weave hats. Some do cobbling work and others make furniture. U.S. Marines instruct them as they work. Marine guard holding rifle walks on prison wall.
Marine prison in Port Au Prince,West Indies. Aerial view of the city of Port Au Prince. Officers enter the Marine prison used for Haitian criminals. Man at a guard tower. Men play water polo. U.S. Marines, officer and enlisted men speculate in the native market for hats and furniture. Haitian prisoners march to prison in Port Au Prince. United States Marines guard the prison. Prisoners work on rock pile in the prison. Marine Guard holding a rifle walks on the prison wall.
Military parade and marketplace in Haiti,West Indies. President of Haiti,Louis Borno and his military officers stand on the balcony of the Presidential Palace. Officers salute. Military parade on horseback. Palace in the background. Large crowd of civilians gathered at the marketplace. Natives peddle wares in the market. Aerial view of the countryside.
Landscape of Port Au Prince,West Indies. Boats docked in the bay. Woman walks along shore. Statue of Jesus Christ in church. Aerial view of the city's buildings. Mountains in the background.