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Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook



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Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook, 1953-2001 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Natalie Baur, September 2012

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Title: Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook, 1953-2001Add to your cart.

ID: CHC5285

Creator: Gonzále Corzo, Rogelio (1932-1961)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Some materials in the scrapbook were loose and have been removed and placed into a separate folder.

Formats/Genres: Scrapbooks

Languages: Spanish;Castilian, English


Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook contains clippings, photographs, and documents related to the execution of Cuban dissident Rogelio González Corzo in 1961.

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The Rogelio González Corzo Scrapbook collection contains a scrapbook with various clippings, photographs, and documents relating to the 1961 execution and observed rememberances of Cuban dissident Rogelio González Corzo.

Biographical Note

Rogelio González Corzo was born to Spanish parents in Havana, Cuba on September 16, 1932. González studied Agronomy at the University of Havana and became active in the student group, Agrupacion Catolica Universitaria. He became the leader of the anti-Castro Movimiento de Recuperación Revolucionaria (MRR) during the Cuban Revolution, which led to his capture and arrest by Castro forces in 1961. After a short trial, on April 20, 1961, González was executed by firing squad.

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González Corzo, Rogelio

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please, contact for more information.

Acquisition Source: Gift of Dulce María Carrera-Jústiz, 2011

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Processed by Natalie Baur, September, 2012.

Finding aid subject terms modified by Ana D. Rodríguez, February 2013.

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