Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College


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During the 1960s and 1970s large numbers of Cuban immigrants moved into Miami, many of whom settled in a neighborhood of Miami that came to be known as Little Havana. This photograph from Downtown Miami is Smolski’s illustration of the Cuban influence on the Downtown culture.


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Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, MSS-0041, Special Collections, James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College.


city blocks; commercial streets; demographics; downtown; Miami, Florida; immigrants; multiculturalism; street scene; shops;