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11 x 14 Photo Fidel Castro Caricature Drawing by artist Valtman
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11 x 14 Photo Fidel Castro Caricature Drawing by artist Valtman

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Description of photograph:



Title
[Fidel Castro]
Summary
Caricature of a hirsute Fidel Castro in his customary military dress on a stage with microphones, exhorting the masses. Castro gained an early audience for his opinions on the Cuban government after graduating from the University of Havana in 1950. He quickly gained power and support by speaking to fellow Cubans about his dissatisfaction with the political dictatorship in Cuba and was a key leader in organizing the rebel force known as "The 26th of July" revolutionary movement. Through this following, composed largely of city dwellers and exiles, Castro gained sufficient support to overthrow the Cuban government in 1959. He was proclaimed premier in 1959 and from that point on worked to transform Cuba into the first communist state in the western hemisphere. He rules the nation to this day.
Contributor Names
Valtman, Edmund S., 1914-, artist
Created / Published
[between 1960 and 1990]
Subject Headings
-  Castro, Fidel,--1926
-  Heads of state--Cuba--1960-1990

Digital Id-ppmsc.07956
cph.3c30441

Size: 11 x 14 - If a photo cannot be sized exactly to this size, we may have to add black bars to the sides or top of the photo to allow it to fit. 

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Shipping: 11 x 14 will be shipped in a 3 inch rolled tube to ensure they arrive to you in pristine condition.

Source: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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