new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Fidel Castro and Celia Sanchez | by Wisconsin Historical Images
Back to photostream

Fidel Castro and Celia Sanchez

Fidel Castro is seated with his constant companion Celia Sanchez, and Vilma Espin, who sits to Castro's left. Cuba.


This image is one of many taken of or by Dickey Chapelle, and part of the Dickey Chapelle collection held by the Society. Chapelle was one of the first women foreign correspondents to cover World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and military struggles worldwide, particularly against communism. Her work appeared in "Reader's Digest," "National Geographic," "Look," "Saturday Evening Post." Chapelle was killed in Vietnam in 1965. Her collection includes photographs; biographical material and personal papers, primarily newsclippings and a few legal documents; taped interviews; and personal correspondence.


For more information about this image, click here:


To browse a featured gallery of Dickey Chapelle, Photojournalist, click here:


Did You Know?


The Wisconsin Historical Society produces giclée print reproductions made from high-resolution scans of original source material from its holdings. Custom orders are printed on matte or semigloss papers using large format printers and archival pigmented inks. All print sale proceeds directly benefit the acquisition, preservation and maintenance of the physical and online collections.


E-mail business

manager Lisa Marine for details. For more information, see our FAQ.


22 faves
Taken on August 1, 2007