Collection ASM0189 - Haitian Gray Literature Collection

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ASM0189

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Haitian Gray Literature Collection

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  • 1981-2012 (Creation)

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0.5 Linear Feet

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A collection of several informally published papers, reports, bulletins, directories, brochures, articles and other documents, surrounding the Haitian culture both in and outside of the United States. Topics of interest include reports on the Haitian diasporic communities in South Florida and their economic situations, the history of Haitian refugees and detainees, and documents discussing Haitian civil rights in the United States.

The collection also contains a selection of materials from the Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center, located in Miami, Florida. Their organization is dedicated to providing a voice for the Haitian-American community in South Florida and assisting Haitian-Americans with any needs they may have in the following areas: social services, education, economic self-sufficiency, and access to health care.

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The collection is open for research.

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Copyright to these materials lies with the University of Miami. They may not be reproduced, retransmitted, published, distributed, or broadcast without the permission of Special Collection. For information about obtaining copies or to request permission to publish any part of an interview, please contact Special Collections at asc.library@miami.edu.

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  • English

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Box 1, Folder 1 contents donated by Professor Lyn MacCorkel, Digital Repository Librarian, University of Miami Libraries. Box 1, Folder 2 contents donated by Professor Kate Ramsey, Assistant Professor of the Department of History, University of Miami.

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