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Guide to the Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection TAM.616

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jan Hilley, with the assistance of Heather Mulliner

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 21, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to include item-level description of 225 videos  , December 2018

Container List

Series VII: Cubans in Peru, 1982

Scope and Content Note

This series contains a small amount of footage related to the documentary Cubans in Peru. The1982 film presents the experiences and views of some of the Cubans who took part in the occupation of the Peruvian Embassy in Havana in 1980. Videos from this documentary include footage of refugees in Tupac Amaru Stadium, interviews with Cuban political refugees, and footage of a Peruvian doctor who saved the life of a Cuban child. The scenes of the doctor and child are featured at the end of the documentary.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 55 Cassette : ref1271 "Cubans in Peru DV#3"

Scope and Content Note

This video is 20 minutes in length, and most likely contains footage rather than the full-length documentary.

1982
Box: 56 Cassette : ref1301 (Videos) Children's Hospital and Tupac Amaru Park (B-roll)

Scope and Contents

This video features exterior footage of a children's hospital and Tupac Amaru Park in Lima, Peru. This video has no audio.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:06:23.

circa 1990
Box: 98 Dvd : ref1301 (Access dvd)
Box: 59 Cassette : ref1314 (Videos) Tupac Amaru Park: Footage

Historical/Biographical Note

Tupac Amaru Park is a sports complex in East Lima that became a refugee camp for Cubans who were granted asylum in Peru after their 1980 occupation of the Peruvian Embassy in Havana.

Scope and Contents

This video contains footage of Cuban exiles living in a tent city in Tupac Amaru Park in Lima, Peru. The video shows footage of concerned Peruvians speaking through a fence to the Cubans living in the park. It also includes some brief interviews with several Cubans living in the park about why they are there. Other footage features demonstrations and on-the-street interviews with Peruvians who oppose the presence of the Cuban exiles in the park as well as shots of local police in riot gear at the entrance to the park.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:22:31.


circa 1982
Box: 96 Dvd : ref1314 (Access dvd)
Box: 52 Cassette : ref1211 "Corvacho child Dr. Montano Peru"
circa 1982
Box: 53 Cassette : ref1222 (Videos) Peruvian Doctors: Interview about Cuban Child

Scope and Contents

This video features an interview with two Peruvian doctors about a young Cuban boy in their care. They explain that the boy's mother had taken him from Cuba to Peru because she believed that he would get better medical care there. The doctors, however, explain that the boy has a complicated heart condition that they cannot treat. They discuss Peru's limited medical resources, and the need to send patients with more complicated medical issues to hospitals and clinics in Brazil. They explain they are only able to offer palliative care to the boy, and that he will need to go to another hospital for surgery.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:21:21.

circa 1982
Box: 98 Dvd : ref1222 (Access dvd)
Box: 36 Cassette : ref711 (Videos) University of San Marcos: Presentation on Embajador En Cuba

Scope and Contents

This video begins with footage of a panel discussion at the University of San Marcos with scholars and diplomats discussing the relationship between Cuba and Peru, and the book Embajador en Cuba by Peruvian Ambassador Edgardo de Habich. At the end of the panel discussion Habich speaks briefly about his book before the footage ends. Microphones used during the panel create echo sounds in the auditorium, which make audio quality poor in various places. At minute 11:43 the footage changes to a brief interview with Habich in which he discusses the occupation of Tupac Amaru Park in Lima by Cuban Refugees, and the refugee status of the Cubans in the park.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:20:13.


circa 1982
Box: 96 Dvd : ref711 (Access dvd)

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