Ramon Puig with guayaberas

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Material Information

Title:
Ramon Puig with guayaberas
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b & w ; 24 x 16 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Reinke, Bill
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
Cuban-Americans   ( lcsh )
Puig, Ramon   ( local )
Clothing stores -- 1970-1980   ( lctgm )
Guayabera shirts   ( lcsh )
Tailors -- Florida -- Miami   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage:
Miami, Florida

Notes

Abstract:
Shows Ramon Puig inside his shop, which carries an extensive selection of guayabera shirts. A Cuban flag sticks out of the pocket of one the shirts.
Biographical:
Tailor Ramón Puig, who was often referred to as “The King of the Guayaberas,” fled Cuba and settled in Miami in 1968. Forced to leave without any personal belongings, he returned to Cuba in the 1980s and retrieved them. Puig practiced his trade in South Florida until his passing in 2011.
Preferred Citation:
Cite as Miami News Collection, HistoryMiami,1995-277-17265.

Record Information

Source Institution:
HistoryMiami (formerly the Historical Museum of Southern Florida)
Holding Location:
HistoryMiami (formerly the Historical Museum of Southern Florida)
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
local - 1995-277-17265
System ID:
AA00015760:00001