Collection CHC5301 - Unidad Anticomunista Records

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CHC5301

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Unidad Anticomunista Records

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  • 1962-1963 (Creation)

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1 Box

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Unidad Anticomunista was a clandestine anti-communist organization established in Havana in the early 1960s. Promoting democrary throughout the island, the organization acted in direct opposition to the communist government of Fidel Castro and advocated for the restoration of human rights and personal freedoms for Cubans.

Its mission was to aid the politically oppressed, primarily through the acquisition of arms in an effort to overthrow Cuba's communist government, and to underscore the abuses of communism in Cuba and abroad.

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The Unidad Anticomunista Records contain manuscripts and typescripts of Unidad Anticomunista, a Cuban underground group associated the Frente Nacional Democrático that fought against Fidel Castro's rule in Cuba shortly after his rise to power.

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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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Gift of Pedro E. Cabrera García, December 2011.

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This collection contains correspondence to Luis Conte Agüero, Cuban journalist and politician.

Information about related materials is available at http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=204

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