Collection CHC5139 - Asociación de Antiguos Empleados de El Encanto Collection

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Asociación de Antiguos Empleados de El Encanto Collection


  • 1951-2008 (Creation)
  • 1951-1966 (Creation)


3 Boxes

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The papers document the activities of the employees of El Encanto, an upscale department store in Havana before Castro's regime.  The materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, documents, correspondence, diplomas, advertising, tear sheets, store bags and envelopes and memorabilia, such as, albums of "El Encanto" and a DVD of photographs of "El Encanto".

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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 for more information.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Julian Dario Miyares, 2004.  Material was added in 2005.

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