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Cuba

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989

Photo album of trip to Cuba, Guatemala, and Honduras

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-003
Overview

photographs document the journey of the T.E.S. Antigua (of the United Fruit Company's Great White Fleet) from a New York harbor to locations in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba; Puerto Barrios, Guatemala; and Puerto Cortés, Honduras. These images include various portraits of the ship’s guests and crew and scenic views from the ship. More centrally, the album depicts touristic travels through Central American ports.

Dates: 1938 - 1938

Slave ship letter describing slaves to be purchased

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-02-003
Overview This letter is dated from Boston, Massachusetts, on April 3, 1797. It is signed by Benjamin Cobb and Benjamin Homer, both Boston residents, who owned the schooner Fair Lady. The letter is from the boat’s owners and sent to the captain, Joshua Delano Jr., and Mr. Durant, a merchant. The ship was travelling from St. Croix to Havana, Cuba, to sell enslaved persons. The letter gives advice about port choice and describes the ideal type of enslaved person they should purchase in St. Croix to sell...
Dates: 1797