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Adolfo Díaz Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Photograph Collection-38-(47)

Scope and Contents

1937-c.1950 12 gelatin silver prints related to the ex-President of Nicaragua, Adolfo Díaz Recinos, during his time in exile in the United States. Most of the images show don Adolfo in the company of relatives or close personal friends, often while he was residing in New York City. One photograph is of James Gilmore Fletcher who was part owner of the La Luz and Los Angeles Mining Company for which Adolfo Díaz had worked for and had close ties to throughout his life. A couple of photographs have political references. One notable image is that of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill taken during the Casablanca Conference, January 14-24, 1943.

Dates

  • 1937- c.1950

Conditions Governing Access

Open to the public. No known restrictions.

Extent

12 Photographic Prints