Roger L. Farnham of the National City Bank of New York on Haiti

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I think that the Haitian can be taught to become a good and efficient laborer. If let alone by the military chiefs, he is as peaceful as a child, and as harmless. In fact, today they are nothing but grown up children, ignorant of all agricultural methods and they know nothing of machinery. They must be taught.

Roger L. Farnham, Vice President, National City Bank of New York, Inquiry into the occupation and administration of Haiti and Santo Domingo (1922)

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  1. Posted June 10, 2012 at 7:39 pm | Permalink

    Roger L. Farnham of the National City Bank of New York on Haiti: http://t.co/OJoJpgyE #haiti

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