Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

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Cuban Rumba Dress

This is a Bata Cubana, or Cuban Rumba dress, donated to the Smithsonian by Celia Cruz, the great Cuban salsa singer in 1997. An adaptation of the traditional Cuban rumba...

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