Collection CHC0532 - Abelardo Estrada Hall Papers

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Abelardo Estrada Hall Papers

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  • 1980-1984 (Creation)

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The papers document activities of Abelardo Estrada Hall, president of "La Comunidad Cubana en Jamaica" in 1982, as well as activities of other leaders of the group, aiming at gaining entrance into the United States. The papers include records about anti-communist Cuban refugees in Jamaica who fled Cuba to escape the communist regime and reunite with their families in the United States.

The materials in this collection include articles and accounts written by Abelardo Estrada Hall and lists of Cuban immigrants in Jamaica with personal information such as passport number, occupation, and residence. There are many letters from "La Comunidad Cubana en Jamaica" to many different individuals and institutions such as the Jamaican government, the United States government, and the United Nations. The materials also include newspaper clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and audio-cassettes.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner.  Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • Spanish
  • English

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Gift of Abelardo A. Estrada Hall, 1997.

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