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The Cuban Photograph Collections include over 5,000 photographs which span a wide range of historical topics related to Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora.

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The Cuban Photograph Collection

Spans a wide range of topics related to Cuba and the Cuban diaspora. Highlights include historical images from the War of Independence against Spain (1895-1898), and photochrom prints important to the history of photography taken in Cuba at the end of the Spanish-American War by renowned American photographer William Jackson

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The Cuban Photograph Album Collection

Contains primarily travel and family photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Rosa Abella Photograph Collection

Donated by Cuban Heritage Collection pioneer Rosa Abella, this collection consists mainly of collectible reproductions of Cuban emblems and calendar cards of revolutionary figures.

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Jorge Aguayo Photograph Collection

Photographs of the School of Library Sciences of the University of Havana, Cuba.

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Marcelino Amador Photograph Collection

Photos of race car driver Marcelino Amador, many at Oriental Park Racetrack in Marianao, Cuba.

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Rosa Corpión Photograph Collection

Photographs of a 1965 event of the Comité Católico Cubano (Cuban Catholic Committee) in Dallas, Texas.

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Cuban Medical Photograph Collection

Photographs of Cuban hospitals as well as portraits of important figures in Cuban medicine such as Carlos J. Finlay.

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Andrew Giel Photograph Collection

Andrew Giel visited Cuba as a tourist 10 times between September 1955 and December 1959. Fifty years later, Mr. Giel printed 8 x 10 enlargements from the original slide transparencies, featuring views from across the island, including Havana, Trinidad, and Santiago de Cuba.

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Georgina Golik Photograph Collection

Views of Havana and Marianao taken in 1988. Donated by Otto G. Richter Library employee Georgina Golik.

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María Gómez Carbonell Photograph Collection

Contains 19th century portraits and group photographs of important Cuban figures, mainly related to the Cuban War of Independence, including "Mambises a la carga." Donated by educator and founder of Cruzada Educativa Cubana María Gómez Carbonell.

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William González Photograph Collection

Views of various places in the Havana and Matanzas provinces, including some aerial views.

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Bernard Iglesias Photograph Collection

Portraits and group photographs of Cuban exile personalities primarily from the business sector. Donated by Zoe Blanco Roca.

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J. Lipscomb Photograph Collection

Photographic reproductions of paintings of the city and harbor of Havana by famed artist Frédéric Mialhe, 1810-1881.

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Jorge Nuñez Bengochea Photograph Collection

Photographs of buildings and late 19th century graduating classes of the University of Havana. Donated by Cuban exile librarian and poet Ana Rosa Núñez.

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Arva Moore Parks Photograph Collection

Images of Cuban exile owned restaurants, stores and other businesses in Miami in the 1960's.

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Georgina Portuondo Photograph Collection

Photographs of the construction and dedication of the Memorial bust of José Martí in Port Chester, New York.

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Valentín Rivas Photograph Collection

Circa 1900 photographs of streets, fortifications and other Havana sites.

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Jim Robinson Photograph Collection

Photographic reproductions of magazine covers and popular Cuban product advertisements, taken from the holdings of CHC periodicals.

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Sunny Storm Photograph Collection

Two interiors of artist Amelia Piláez's residence in Havana. Donated by librarian Rosa Abella.

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Toy Moon Photograph Collection

Photographs on a variety of subjects ranging from buildings and monuments to street vendors and musicians. Donated by the Toy Moon LLC Company.

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