The Cuban Photograph Collections include over 5, photographs which span a wide range of historical topics related to Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora. You may also visit specific photograph collections within the Cuban Photograph Collections:. Spans a wide range of topics related to Cuba and the Cuban diaspora. Highlights include historical images from the War of Independence against Spain , and photochrom prints important to the history of photography taken in Cuba at the end of the Spanish-American War by renowned American photographer William Jackson. Browse photographs Explore the collection Finding Aid. Donated by Cuban Heritage Collection pioneer Rosa Abella, this collection consists mainly of collectible reproductions of Cuban emblems and calendar cards of revolutionary figures.
My grandmother used to light a candle to worship him, even though her idol had been an atheist throughout his life. Everything about the man and the myth was always a little off-kilter. How his mug made the rounds! To the student barricades of Paris, From cigar boxes to condoms, from Che Christ to gay-pride Che, from dorm room to dorm room and refugee camp to refugee camp. The iconic Che was nothing if not adaptable.
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Written by Shandley McMurray Feb 4, While sometimes shabby on the outside, Cuba's inner beauty is unmistakable. In the throes of a very slow and much-needed face-lift, this nation's cities are steeped in history. Each metropolis transports visitors back in time, to an era when pirates roamed and pilfered the sandy Caribbean coastline and colonialists toiled to leave their architectural mark.