Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016
- Existence: August 13, 1926 - November 25, 2016
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario...
Call Number: MS 1960
Abstract: The collection consists of audio recordings of Al cantío de un gallo radio program, as well as a small number of recordings of other radio programs. Al cantío de un gallo broadcast news (political, economic, cultural, and social), commentaries, interviews, and some music, pertaining to Cuba and Cuban exiles. The primary contributors were Carlos Franqui and Alfredo Melero. The recordings offer insight into the Cuban...
Dates: Circa 1988-1999
Call Number: MS 650
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, films, printed matter, memorabilia, and other materials documenting various periods in the Cuban Revolution, particularly the years 1957-1960, 1964, and 1969. The materials were primarily created by photographer Andrew St. George and filmmaker David C. Stone. St. George's photographs provide extensive documentation of the 26th of July Movement from 1957 to 1959, and of Fidel Castro during his first year as prime minister. The films created by David C....
Call Number: MS 721
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, research materials, and other papers of Charles Humboldt (also known as Clarence Weinstock), left-wing editor, poet and critic. Humboldt was variously connected with Art Front, New Masses, Masses and Mainstream, and the National Guardian, and much of the correspondence deals with the policies, finances, and problems of left-wing...
Call Number: MS 1912
Abstract: The collection documents the career of investigative photojournalist and author Andrew St. George. The bulk of the material centers on St. George’s work in documenting United States-Latin American relations from the 1950s through the 1970s, particularly United States-Cuban relations. A significant amount of material documents Fidel Castro’s revolution in Cuba, the aftermath of the revolution on the island, and its effect on other Latin American and Caribbean countries and their relationship...