General Records of the Department of State, 1763 - 2002 (RG59). Subject Files, 1960 - 1963 (A1 3165)
Description: In 1961, diplomatic and consular relations between the United States and Cuba were severed during the Cold War. This collection from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration contains U.S. State Department documents from the year of the diplomatic break. The U.S. Department of State is a federal executive department within the U.S. government that represents the country on international affairs and advises the president on foreign policy. In the collection is a file unit of textual records from 1961 called Castro’s Revolution and Subversive.