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Adria Catalá Casey Papers, 1938-1954 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC5224

Creator: Catalá Casey, Adria

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 08/24/0007

Formats/Genres: Photographs, Scrapbooks

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers document personal and professional activities of Adria Catalá Casey, "Cuban Shirley Temple,"  who was also a dancer in Grupo Folklórico.  Grupo Folklórico was established by Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cuba in 1951 with the mandate to represent Cuba in official international events, including festivals.  In April of 1954, the group represented Cuba in the National Folk Festival founded by the National Association of the Folkloric Festivals of the United States and the newspaper St. Louis Globe-Democrat.  There are clippings and photographs in the papers that document Adria Catalá Casey's participation in this festival. The materials include three scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, invitations, programs, two issues of Bohemia, correspondence, etc. regarding Adria Catalá, clippings and photographs of Grupo Folklórico from 1954, photographs of artists of the radio station CMQ, edited by Radio Emisora CMQ on June 5, 1938.

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Catalá Casey, Adria
Dancers -- Cuba
Grupo Folklorico de Cuba

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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 Method: Gift of Adria Catalá Casey, 2007.

Preferred Citation: Adria Catalá Casey Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History:

The collection-level record created by Beata Bergen, December 2009.

Finding aid subjects terms assigned by Ana D. Rodríguez, February 2013.

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