Collection ASM0344 - Caribbean Diaspora Oral History collection

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ASM0344

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Caribbean Diaspora Oral History collection

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  • 2015-2016 (Creation)

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21 Items

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Thanks to a grant sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, The Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida, The University of Miami Special Collections conducted interviews with individual of Caribbean ancestry now living in Florida.

The Caribbean Diaspora Oral History Collection documents and makes accessible the contributions of people of Caribbean ancestry who share stories of migration to the United States and the challenges inherent in such displacements. The 20 interviewees are from various countries from the Caribbean basin such as Columbia, Cuba, Ecuador, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, and Puerto Rico.

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The collection is open for research.

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  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Haitian

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Interviews in this collection are available online.

https://merrick.library.miami.edu/specialCollections/asm0344/

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Haitian Diaspora Oral History Collection.

University of Miami Oral History Collections.

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These oral histories express the views, memories and opinions of their respective interviewees. They do not represent the viewpoints of the University of Miami, its officers, agents, employees, or volunteers. The University of Miami makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained in the interviews and expressly disclaims any liability therefor.

Additional information may be found at https://umiami.mediaspace.kaltura.com/category/Library%3EUniversity+of+Miami+Special+Collections%3ECaribbean+Diaspora+Oral+Histories/40983571

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