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Alex and Carol Stepick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC6015
Scope and Contents The Alex and Carol Stepick Collection consists of materials depicting the plight of the Cuban and Haitian refugees in the 1980s in Miami, Florida. The documents detail the treatment of refugees once on American soil and the condition in the countries they were escaping from; highlighting the contrasting experiences of Cuban and Haitian refugees. The collection demonstrates the work of Dr. Alex Stepick, Florida International University Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, in emphasizing...
Dates: Created: 1976 - 2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1981-1998; Other: Date acquired: 2012

Isle of Pines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC6080
Scope and Contents Isle of Pines (Isla de la Juventud) is the second-largest Cuban island and lies almost directly south of Havana and Pinar del Río. At the end of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (1898), Spain relinquished all claims to Cuba. The sixth article of the Platt Amendment, which defined the independent Cuba's boundaries left the ownership of the Isle of Pines undetermined. This resulted in competing claims to the island by the United States and Cuba. The U.S....
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014