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Hemingway's Cuba home gets an update with U.S. tools and hardware
The new era of U.S.-Cuban normalization has brought hundreds of thousands of dollars of supplies to build a simple but up-to-date conservation facility for Ernest Hemingway artifacts ranging from books and letters to fishing rods and African animal heads.
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Workers unload a newly arrived container container filled with construction tools and supplies at Finca Vigia, home of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The container with box after box of U.S.-bought tools and hardware, from electric fuse boxes to hurricane-proof windows will be used to build a conservation facility for Hemingway artifacts ranging from books and letters to fishing rods and African animal heads. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway's dining room is on display at Finca Vigia, his home in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Hemingway lived at the airy home in the 1940s and â50s, and sites where the Pulitzer-winning author worked, fished and drank have become important Cuban cultural sites and draws for tourists from around the world. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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The master bedroom of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway's estate is seen in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. U.S.-Cuban normalization has brought hundreds of thousands of dollars of supplies for the construction of a simple but up-to-date conservation facility for Hemingway artifacts ranging from books and letters to fishing rods and African animal heads. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Tourists look into the bathroom at Finca Vigia, home of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Hemingway lived at the airy home in the 1940s and â50s, and sites where the Pulitzer-winning author worked, fished and drank have become important Cuban cultural sites and draws for tourists from around the world. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Tourists visit Finca Vigia, home of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. The home fell into disrepair over a half-century of Cold War between the U.S. and Cuba, which suffers under both a U.S. trade embargo and the self-imposed problems of an inefficient and unproductive centrally planned economy. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway's dining room is on display at Finca Vigia, his home in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Hemingway lived at the airy home in the 1940s and â50s, and sites where the Pulitzer-winning author worked, fished and drank have become important Cuban cultural sites and draws for tourists from around the world. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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A hunting trophy lies on a bookshelf at Finca Vigia, home of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. U.S.-Cuban normalization has brought hundreds of thousands of dollars of supplies for the construction of a simple but up-to-date conservation facility for Hemingway artifacts ranging from books and letters to fishing rods and African animal heads. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Tourists walk outside the bathroom at Finca Vigia, home of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Hemingway left approximately 5,000 photos, 10,000 letters and hundreds, perhaps thousands of margin notes in the roughly 9,000 books at the Finca Vigia. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Executive Director of the Boston-based Finca Vigia Foundation Mary-Jo Adams stands in a building under construction on the grounds of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway's home in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. When he died in 1961, Hemingway left approximately 5,000 photos, 10,000 letters and hundreds, perhaps thousands of margin notes in the roughly 9,000 books at the Finca Vigia. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Reading glasses belonging to U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway sit on bedside table at Finca Vigia, his home in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Goods and tools brought from the U.S. will be used to complete the first stage of the conservation of Hemingway's estate, that should be finished in the spring of 2017. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Museum Director Ada Rosa Alfono stands inside Finca Vigia, home of U.S. writer Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. U.S.-Cuban normalization has brought hundreds of thousands of dollars of supplies for the construction of a simple but up-to-date conservation facility for Hemingway artifacts ranging from books and letters to fishing rods and African animal heads. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Boots once worn by Ernest Hemingway stand lined up in a dressing room at Finca Vigia, his home in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Hemingway lived at the airy home in the 1940s and â50s, and sites where the Pulitzer-winning author worked, fished and drank have become important Cuban cultural sites and draws for tourists from around the world. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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Hemingway's Cuba home gets an update with U.S. tools and hardware

The new era of U.S.-Cuban normalization has brought hundreds of thousands of dollars of supplies to build a simple but up-to-date conservation facility for Ernest Hemingway artifacts ranging from books and letters to fishing rods and African animal heads.

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