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Raymond Labonte Photograph Collection

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Raymond Labonte Photograph Collection, 1940-1945 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Patricia Barriga

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Collection Overview

Title: Raymond Labonte Photograph Collection, 1940-1945Add to your cart.

ID: CHC5313

Creator: Labonte, Raymond

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Raymond Labonte Photograph Collection contains photographs taken by Officer Raymond Labonte during his stay in the US Army Air Base in Cuba, circa 1940.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Raymond Labonte photograph collection contains photographs taken by US Army officer Raymond Labonte during his time stationed at the US Army Air Base near Havana, Cuba during the 1940s. The collection documents Havana and Matanzas through the lens of a US Army officer, with unique aerial photographs of Havana and shots of many of the Havana area social clubs frequented by Americans at the time, including Miramar Yacht Club, Havana Biltmore Country Club, Havana Yacht Club and Tropicana Night Club. The collection also includes a US Army Air Corps Aerial Photographic Section scrapbook kept by Labonte.

Biographical Note

Raymond Labonte was an US Army Officer that was stationed in Cuba at the San Antonio de los Baños US Army Air Base during the 1940s. Passionate about land and sky photography, he captured scenes of Havana and its surroundings as well as daily life in the US Army Base.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The 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 chc@miami.edu for more information

Acquisition Method: Purchase, 2007.

Preferred Citation: Raymond Labonte Photograph Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Finding Aid Revision History:

Processing by Patricia Barriga, July 2013.

Edited by Amanda Moreno, July 2013.


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Box 1: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Ambasadores Home. Havana, Cuba. 1945Add to your cart.
Item 2: Billie Gilbert. Puerto Rico. 1943.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Borinquen Field Booklet Officers ' Club. Cuba. Circa 1940sAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Buffalo Evening News. Microfilm. 1945Add to your cart.
Item 5: Cityscapes of Havana, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 6: Cityscapes of Havana, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 7: Correspondence and Miscellany. Miami and Connecticut. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 8: Havana Biltmore Country Club. Havana, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 9: The Havana Post. Copies and Microfilm copies. Havana, Cuba. 1945Add to your cart.
Item 10: Havana Yacht Club. Marianao Beaches. Havana, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 11: Maps. Caribbean & Connecticut. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 12: Matanzas, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 13: Miramar Yacht Club. Marianao Beaches. Havana, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 14: Old Farms Convalescent Hospital Meal Tickets. Avon, ConnecticutAdd to your cart.
Item 15: PanAmerican Field. Rancho Boyeros. Havana, Cuba. 1945Add to your cart.
Item 16: Parará Beach, Cuba. Circa 1940.Add to your cart.
Item 17: San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 18: Seascapes. Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 19: Tropicana Night Club. Havana, Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 20: US Army Air Base. Cuba. Circa 1940.Add to your cart.
Item 21: US Army Air Forces. Cuba. Circa 1940.Add to your cart.
Item 22: US Army Factories. Cuba. Circa 1940Add to your cart.
Item 23: US Army Forces. Navy and People. Cuba, circa 1940.Add to your cart.
Item 24: US Army Hospital. Cuba, 1945.Add to your cart.
Item 25: US Army Officers' Cars. Cuba, circa 1940.Add to your cart.
Item 26: US Army Post Exchange. Cuba, circa 1940.Add to your cart.
Item 27: US Army Social & Sports Activities. Cuba, 1940.Add to your cart.
Box 2: ScrapbookAdd to your cart.
Item 1: US Army Air Corps. Aerial Photographic Section. Cuba, circa 1940.Add to your cart.

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