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http://scholar.library.miami.edu/exhibitImages/freedom/0218000055.jpg
Between December 12, 1960 and October 23, 1962, over 14,000 Cuban children arrived unaccompanied in Miami. Through the Operation Pedro Pan program headed by Father Bryan O. Walsh, Cuban parents expedited their children's expatriation ahead of their…

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Freedom Gate, Freedom House, and the Cuban Refugee Center were the three points of service of the Cuban Refugee Program. After clearing customs and immigration in the Freedom Gate area of the airport, arriving refugees met their waiting relatives or…

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The verso of this photograph reads: In the dentistry section of the U.S. Cuban Refugee Center's medical dispensary, young and old refugees have care of their teeth. Dentists who fled from Cuba attend their compatriots under supervision of an American…

http://scholar.library.miami.edu/exhibitImages/freedom/0218000065.jpg
This flyer urged cities in the U.S. to sponsor Cuban refugees, highlighting various Cubans who were contributing successfully in their new communities.

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Family portraits

http://scholar.library.miami.edu/exhibitImages/freedom/0218000072.jpg
The Cuban Refugee Program coordinated and allocated funds for federal, state, and local assistance initiatives as well as those of voluntary agencies and private sources. The Program provided education and health services for all ages, and vocational…
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