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Report to the President of the United States on the Cuban Refugee Problem, January 18, 1961

Report to the President of the United States on the Cuban Refugee Problem, January 18, 1961

Date
1961-01-18
Description
Report to President John F. Kennedy by Tracy S. Voorhees, Kennedy's personal representative in government operations relating to the Cuban refugee situation following the Cuban Revolution. The report describes the operations of the Cuban Refugee Emergency Center in Miami, efforts of local charitable organizations to help, the challenges posed by the refugee situation, and recommendations for further government action.
Collection
Draft Statement by Governor Farris Bryant Regarding the Cuban Refugee Crisis, 1961

Draft Statement by Governor Farris Bryant Regarding the Cuban Refugee Crisis, 1961

Date
1961 (circa)
Description
Draft of a statement to be delivered by Governor Farris Bryant regarding the Cuban refugee situation in Florida. The statement begins with a brief history of Cuba's relations with the United States and the state and federal government response to the refugee crisis. Bryant then turns to ideas for how this situation could be turned to positive ends. Also attached are notes concerning the effects of the refugee crisis on law enforcement in Miami-Dade County.
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Correspondence Regarding the Utilization of Skilled Cuban Refugees in Education

Correspondence Regarding the Utilization of Skilled Cuban Refugees in Education

Date
1961
Description
Letter from James L. Burnsted, Director of Adult and Vocational Education for the Broward County Board of Public Instruction to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Thomas D. Bailey, calling for skilled Cuban refugees to be eligible for certification as teachers. Burnsted also addresses the idea of a University of the Americas that would utilize Cuban refugees with professional skills and knowledge that could be used for a broader program of international education. Included is a letter the original letter to Governor Farris Bryant, as well as an inter-office memorandum from administrative assistant John E. Evans to Howard Friedman at the State Department of Education asking how the Department was handling this letter from Burnsted.
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Correspondence Between Governor Farris Bryant and Dr. Homer F. Marsh Regarding the Employment of Professionally Trained Cuban Refugees, 1960-1961

Correspondence Between Governor Farris Bryant and Dr. Homer F. Marsh Regarding the Employment of Professionally Trained Cuban Refugees, 1960-1961

Date
1960
Description
This correspondence includes a letter from Dean Homer F. Marsh of the University of Miami Medical School to Governor Farris Bryant asking for help absorbing the influx of professionally trained Cuban doctors coming into the country, a response from Bryant asking for more information, and Marsh's response providing additional ideas.
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Program, National Conference on Resettlement for Cuban Refugees, January 29-31, 1961

Program, National Conference on Resettlement for Cuban Refugees, January 29-31, 1961

Date
1961-01
Description
Printed program for a conference discussing the problems of resettling Cuban refugees following the Cuban Revolution. The conference was held in Miami at the Dade County Auditorium and the DuPont Plaza Hotel.
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Statement by President John F. Kennedy Regarding the Cuban Refugee Situation

Statement by President John F. Kennedy Regarding the Cuban Refugee Situation

Date
1961-01-18
Description
Photocopy of a statement released by President John F. Kennedy introducing the final report of Tracy S. Voorhees regarding the Cuban refugee situation. The President thanks Voorhees for his contributions and comments on the role of the United States as a "country of first asylum" for political refugees.
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Memorandum from Burnis T. Coleman to A. Worley Brown Regarding Cuban Refugees in Florida, January 27, 1961

Memorandum from Burnis T. Coleman to A. Worley Brown Regarding Cuban Refugees in Florida, January 27, 1961

Date
1961-01-27
Description
Memorandum from Burnis T. Coleman, general counsel for the Florida Industrial Commission, to A. Worley Brown, chairman of the Commission, regarding recent efforts to provide employment for Cuban refugees in Florida.
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Statement by Abraham Ribicoff Regarding the Cuban Refugee Problem in Florida, August 3, 1961

Statement by Abraham Ribicoff Regarding the Cuban Refugee Problem in Florida, August 3, 1961

Date
1961-08-03
Description
Photocopy of a statement given by Abraham Ribicoff, United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Nationality of the House Judiciary Committee in Congress. Ribicoff describes current efforts to aid Cuban refugees, especially resettlement.
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Memorandum from Herman O. Myers to Thomas D. Bailey Regarding Federal Aid for Education of Cuban Refugees in Dade County, March 9, 1961

Memorandum from Herman O. Myers to Thomas D. Bailey Regarding Federal Aid for Education of Cuban Refugees in Dade County, March 9, 1961

Date
1961-03-09
Description
Memorandum from Herman O. Myers to Thomas D. Bailey, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, regarding federal funding for the education of Cuban refugees in Dade County.
Collection
Correspondence Regarding the Use of Cuban Doctors in State Institutions, 1961

Correspondence Regarding the Use of Cuban Doctors in State Institutions, 1961

Date
1961-01
Description
This correspondence begins with a letter from Arthur G. Dozier, Director of the Division of Child Training Schools, to Terry C. Lee, Coordinator of State Institutions, asking how to find out if a qualified Cuban refugee psychiatrist with knowledge of the English language was available for work in Florida's child training schools. It also includes a letter from Terry C. Lee to Governor Farris Bryant, forwarding the original letter to the governor and asking what procedure should be followed when a state agency is seeking a qualified Cuban refugee professional.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s756_b044_f08_01Report to the President of the United States on the Cuban Refugee Problem, January 18, 1961textRefugees
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
Cuban Americans
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s756_b044_f08_02Draft Statement by Governor Farris Bryant Regarding the Cuban Refugee Crisis, 1961textRefugees
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
Cuban Americans
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_02.jpg
s756_b044_f08_03Correspondence Regarding the Utilization of Skilled Cuban Refugees in EducationtextRefugees
Refugees--Employment
Cuban Americans
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_03.jpg
s756_b044_f08_04Correspondence Between Governor Farris Bryant and Dr. Homer F. Marsh Regarding the Employment of Professionally Trained Cuban Refugees, 1960-1961textRefugees
Refugees--Employment
Cuban Americans
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_04.jpg
s756_b044_f08_05Program, National Conference on Resettlement for Cuban Refugees, January 29-31, 1961textRefugees
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
Cuban Americans
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_05.jpg
s756_b044_f08_06Statement by President John F. Kennedy Regarding the Cuban Refugee SituationtextRefugees
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
Cuban Americans
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_06.jpg
s756_b044_f08_08Memorandum from Burnis T. Coleman to A. Worley Brown Regarding Cuban Refugees in Florida, January 27, 1961textRefugees
Refugees--Employment
Cuban Americans
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_08.jpg
s756_b044_f08_09Statement by Abraham Ribicoff Regarding the Cuban Refugee Problem in Florida, August 3, 1961textRefugees
Refugees--Employment
Cuban Americans
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_09.jpg
s756_b044_f08_10Memorandum from Herman O. Myers to Thomas D. Bailey Regarding Federal Aid for Education of Cuban Refugees in Dade County, March 9, 1961textRefugees
Cuban Americans
Refugees--Government policy
Refugees--Services for
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_10.jpg
s756_b044_f08_11Correspondence Regarding the Use of Cuban Doctors in State Institutions, 1961textRefugees
Refugees--Employment
Cuban Americans
Refugees--Government policy
/fmp/governor-records/thumbnails/s756_b044_f08_11.jpg