Collection CHC5328 - Moravia Capó Papers

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CHC5328

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Moravia Capó Papers

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9 Boxes

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Dr. Moravia Capó was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba. A school teacher, she left Cuba in 1967 for Nicaragua, teaching physics and mathematics. Capó arrived in Miami in 1974, where she taught at St. Thomas University and Baldor School.

Dr. Capó retired after more than 50 years of teaching. She was involved in various civic organizations, including the Municipios de Cuba en el Exilio and the Cuban Women's Club, focusing her work on the issue of human rights in Cuba until her death in September 2007.

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The Moravia Capó Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and photographs related to Moravia Capó, Cuban educator and human rights activist who lived and worked in Nicaragua and Miami from the 1960s to her death in 2007.

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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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Gifts of Luis Capó, 2012 and 2013.

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