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The Raymond Labonte photograph collection contains photographs taken by US Army corporal Raymond Labonte during his time stationed at the San Antonio de los BaƱos US Army Air Base near Havana, Cuba during the 1940s. The collection documents Havana and Matanzas through the lens of a US Army officer, with unique aerial photographs of Havana and shots of many of the Havana area social clubs frequented by Americans at the time, including Miramar Yacht Club, Havana Biltmore Country Club, Havana Yacht Club and Tropicana Night Club. The collection also includes a US Army Air Corps Aerial Photographic Section scrapbook kept by Labonte.