Collection CHC5242 - Asociación de Antiguas Alumnas Apostolado Records

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CHC5242

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Asociación de Antiguas Alumnas Apostolado Records

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  • circa 1970s - circa 2010s (Creation)

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6 Boxes

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Asociación de Antiguas Alumnas Apostolado is the alumni association of the Apostolado schools of Cuba. The network consisted of seven Catholic schools across the island headed by the Archbishop of Havana. The schools promoted a highly religious educational system, with most classes taught by priests, nuns, and other clergy. The Asociación de Antiguas Alumnas Apostolado was formed in the United States after the schools were disbanded by the Castro government. The association's goals are to reunite the alumni of the Apostolado school system across the world, and promote the religious values taught by the school.

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The Asociación de Antiguas Alumnas Apostolado Records consist of pictures and official records from the alumni association outside of Cuba of the Apostolado school system in Cuba. The collection consists mostly of pictures and photo albums of alumni events, church services, and of the seven schools, students, teachers, and staff, primarily in Miami, Florida. It also includes VHS tapes, clippings and articles of alumni events, event fliers, religious material including books and iconography, and awards 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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Gift of Aleida Garrido, 2010.

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