Primary Source Sets

The primary source sets below contain materials integrated into the lesson plans as well as supplementary documents and photos. Each set is accompanied by a Teacher’s Guide containing brief historical context, teaching suggestions, relevant NGSS and Florida Standards, and links to online resources.

The Plight of Pepito: Cuba’s Lost Generation

Letters to the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program, 1961-62

(Teacher's Guide for Letters)
These letters were written by Cuban refugees to the staff of the Cuban Refugee Assistance Program (CRA). The CRA provided health, employment and educational services to Cuban refugees upon their arrival in the United States. Many CRA employees were also Cuban refugees themselves.