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Papers regarding refugees to Cuba

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    Consists of photocopies of correspondence,1967-1968, between Fulgencio Batista, former President of Cuba, and Lawrence Berenson, a lawyer who had represented several Jewish organizations in Cuba including the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, regarding an article published in "Look" magazine about the MS St. Louis. Also includes clippings, two copies of photographs, an essay, "The Problem of Jewish Refugees During Batista's Administration, 1940-44," by Margalit Bejarano, 2002, and notes taken on various scholarly works on Cuba during the Holocaust.
    inclusive:  circa 1957-2004

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    English Spanish
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The collection is arranged as a single file.

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    The Museum has made reasonable efforts but is not able to determine the copyright status of some or all of the material(s) in this collection, or identify and/or locate the potential copyright owner(s). The Museum therefore places no restrictions on use of this material, but it cannot provide any information to the user about the status of the copyright(s). The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Mirta Perez-Benitoa, granddaughter of Fulgencio Batista, donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on Nov. 30, 2004.
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