The Amazon Rubber Boom was an important part of the economic and social history of Brazil and Amazonian regions of neighboring countries, being related to the extraction and commercialization of rubber. Centered in the Amazon Basin …
Extraction of latex from a rubber tree.
A photo of enslaved Amazon Indians from the 1912 book "The Putumayo, the Devil's Paradise"
Commercial center in the Amazon region in 1904.
Amazon Theatre in Manaus, one of the luxurious buildings built with rubber fortunes.