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Elena Kurstin Cuban Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: SPC8000

Scope and Contents

This collection contains assorted examples of Cuban life prior to the revolution that depicts how the average Cuban lived on the average day. This includes photographs of the nation, postcards, advertisements for cigars and cigarettes, maps, advertisements of American products sold to the Cuban people, such as Coca-Cola, and letters to former U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt.


  • Other: date unknown

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights: Copyright undetermined.

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Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian

Method of Acquisition


Elena Kurstin Cuban Memorabilia Collection
Althea Silvera
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Repository Details

Part of the Florida International University Repository

Green Library
11200 SW 8th Street, GL 422
Miami FL 33199 US