Collection CHC5233 - Carolina Garzon Papers

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CHC5233

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Carolina Garzon Papers

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  • 1932-2006 (Creation)

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1 Box

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The papers document professional activities of Carolina Garzon.  She taught mathematics in Elementary School and Social Studies in High School in Cuba since 1926.  In her capacity as a teacher, she collaborated on a book discussing the development of new programs in the Cuban Schools.  Garzon also worked as a Social Worker in Cuba in the 1950s, Miami and Tallahassee and as a supervisor of Pedro Pan program. 

The materials consist of those documenting Garzon's work as a teacher, and those reflecting her work as a social worker. They include correspondence, manuscripts of scholarly essays, social histories of Garzon's clients, a typescript of an essay "A Psychoanalyst's Observation During A Totalitarian Take-Over" by Dr. Gabriel Casuso Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical School of the University of Miami, which discusses Fidel Castro's revolution from Psychoanalytic perspective, bibliography of materials for Florida State University School of Social Work, a pamphlet on the destruction of private school system in Cuba, a published thesis titled "A Study of the Adjustment of Thirty Four Boys in Exile," photographs, a student card from Florida State University, clippings, miniatures of religious paintings and memorabilia.

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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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  • English
  • Spanish

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