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Political prisoners.

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría Papers on Aureliano Sánchez Arango

Identifier: MSS 0523

The collection documents the life of Aureliano Sánchez Arango and his son Alfredo Sánchez Echeverría while they were involved in various counterrevolutionary groups to overthrow the government of Fulgencio Batista and Fidel Castro. The collection includes: correspondence, personal and professional documents, photographs, newspapers, clippings, magazines, articles, and audiovisual materials. The collection dates from 1789 to 2019, with bulk dates from 1960 to 1976.

Dates: 1789 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1976

Carlos González Blanco Collection

Identifier: MS Group 024

The collection includes the letters that Carlos González Blanco wrote to his wife, mother, and daughter while he was a political prisoner in various Cuban jails. It also includes his mother's correspondence with Latin American and U.S. presidents, and international organizations, such as Amnesty International and the Red Cross, regarding the situation of her son and two brothers, who were also political prisoners.

Dates: 1968-1984

Puerto Rican Political Collection

Identifier: MSS 0560

Posters, newsletters, newspapers, and documents related to the struggle for Puerto Rican independence.

Dates: 1954-2019

Reina Peñate de Tito Collection

Identifier: MS Group 022
Abstract In 1961, Reina Peñate de Tito joined a counter-revolutionary group that sought to overthrow Fidel Castro. That same year, along with other members of the group, she was arrested. This collection includes testimonials on her experience as a political prisoner as well as copies of the sentence and release documents. The collection also contains one scrapbook with news clippings, photographs, letters, and documents regarding her experience as a political prisoner, and “The Miami Herald”...
Dates: 1961 - 2011

Robert N. Pierce Collection

Identifier: MS Group 235

Newspaper clippings, contents of an official press packet, and photographs from reporter Robert N. Pierce's trip to Cuba shortly after Fidel Castro came to power in 1959.

Dates: 1959

Romero Family Papers Regarding José Martí

Identifier: MS Group 310

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photos, and mementos sent to María Mantilla de Romero regarding her father José Martí.

Dates: 1875-1974; Majority of material found within 1953-1960