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Shipping Records

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Records for the ship Reina de Oceano, which brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba under contract with Troncoso, Bustamante y Co. On this trip, the Reina de Oceano brought workers from China to work as field workers in Cardenas

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Date Created
1861-06-10

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Court Record

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Records indicating that the courts requested paperwork and information on Pedro Amador, a Chinese settler, from the Chinese Consul in Havana. He was originally from Canton. Court officials could not find any record of previous criminal activity.

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Date Created
1886-01-30

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Elvira drag impersonator

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Bars, 1990 April 16
Drag performer dressed as Elvira and balloon chest padding; wearing a long black gown, dramatic makeup, and a bouffanted-black wig

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Date Created
1990-04-16 (approximate)

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Four people in drag on stage in pink outfits

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Bars, 1990 April 16
Four drag performers on stage; three are collectively wearing one pink tube dress and the fourth performer is wearing their own pink tube dress with chest padding

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1990-04-16 (approximate)

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Ship Record, Unknown Ship

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Shipping records for a frigate that brought Chinese settlers from China to Cuba. These settlers were later contracted by other employers in Sagua la Grande.

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Date Created
1873