Collection CHC5515 - Carl Moore Photography Collection

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Carl Moore Photography Collection


  • 2000-2018 (Creation)


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Biographical history

Carl Marcus Moore is an emeritus professor of communication studies who taught at Kent State University. He has traveled to Cuba and created various photography projects, including Cuban Dance Diaspora and Storytelling Montages. His work can be viewed at

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Scope and content

The collection contains digital photography created by Carl Moore on various trips to Cuba, including contemporary Cuban street scenes and portraits of dancers. Many of the photographs feature dancers from Compañía Codanza in Holguín. Other topics photographed include agriculture, nature and country life; baseball and sports; street vendors and the sugar industry; and transportation. Moore traveled throughout the island and photographed in the following cities and towns:
• Baracoa
• Bayamo
• Boca de Yumurí
• Camagüey
• Cienfuegos
• Gibara
• Guantánamo
• Guardalavaca
• Havana
• Holguín
• Isla de Juventud
• Las Tunas
• Manzanillo
• Matanzas and Varadero
• Moa
• Niquero
• Pinar del Río
• Remedios
• Río Cauto
• Santa Clara
• Santa Lucía
• Santiago
• Santo Domingo
• Sierra Maestra
• Trinidad
• Viñales

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The digital collection is categorized by topic and geographic location.

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The collection is open for research.

Physical access

The collection can be accessed in the Cuban Heritage Collection Reading Room or remotely through a private link upon request. To view the collection, please contact with seven calendar days notice.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact for more information.

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Gift of Carl Moore, December 2018.

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Additional materials are expected.

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Archivist's note

Collection-level record created by Amanda Moreno, February 2019.

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