Papers regarding refugees to Cuba
Consists of photocopies of correspondence, dated 1967, 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 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.
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