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Huge Cuban Genealogy Data Collection Now Available Online

Florida International University Libraries has unveiled an online resource to help families of the Cuban diaspora research their roots—and already several have hit pay dirt. An extensive set of family trees, civil records and sacramental documents is now available on the Internet. It references thousands of Hispanic surnames and gives everyone from the Abadias to […]

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National Archives and JFK Library Mark 50th Anniversary of Cuban Missile Crisis in October To the Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis

Washington, DC: The Cuban Missile Crisis—13 days in October 1962—when the world teetered on the edge of thermonuclear war, is the subject of a new exhibition, “To the Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis,” opening in October at the National Archives Building in downtown Washington. The exhibition, coming on the 50th anniversary of that […]

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Florida International University library Acquires Cuban Genealogy Collection

This interesting article comes from Tampa Bay Online: By SHARON TATE MOODY | Special correspondent Published: June 03, 2012 Much to the excitement of the Cuban-American community, the Florida International University library has acquired the Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza collection. Even more thrilling is that the university is digitizing the collection and will make it […]

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New Research Materials Could Help Hispanic Families Trace Their Roots

“Florida International University has acquired new research materials that could help Hispanic families trace their roots.” Here’s a peek at an article from the Miami Herald: FIU acquires new genealogy research collection The Associated Press MIAMI — Florida International University has acquired new research materials that could help Hispanic families trace their roots. The university […]

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