Collection CHC5285 - Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook

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Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook


  • 1953-2001 (Creation)


0.25 Linear Feet

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Rogelio González Corzo was born to Spanish parents in Havana, Cuba on September 16, 1932. González studied Agronomy at the University of Havana and became active in the student group, Agrupacion Catolica Universitaria. He became the leader of the anti-Castro Movimiento de Recuperación Revolucionaria (MRR) during the Cuban Revolution, which led to his capture and arrest by Castro forces in 1961. After a short trial, on April 20, 1961, González was executed by firing squad.

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The Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook collection contains a scrapbook with various clippings, photographs, and documents relating to the 1961 execution and observed rememberances of Cuban dissident Rogelio González Corzo.

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Some materials in the scrapbook were loose and have been removed and placed into a separate folder.

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This collection is open for research.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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