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Miami-Dade County (Fla.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

Carmen Petsoules / Mary Brickell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SPC6010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials depicting the role of Mary Brickell as one of the “founding mothers” of the city of Miami, Florida. Documents detail her work as a landowner and real estate developer. The materials balance the personal and professional lives of Mary Brickell and her descendants. The collection demonstrates the growth and shaping of Miami, from the founding documents establishing the city of Miami to modern day developments in the Brickell area. The collection also...
Dates: Created: 1837- 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1918-1975; Other: Date acquired: 12/17/2011