Author Archive for Liana Katz

ALBA Chair Emeritus Peter Carroll Shares Poem on the Passing of the Lincolns

March 15, 2016
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ALBA Chair Emeritus Peter Carroll Shares Poem on the Passing of the Lincolns

ALBA Chair Emeritus and prolific author Peter Carroll reckons with the passing of the Lincolns and their enduring legacy in his touching poem “And Counting” which he shared on Portside last week. Read the full poem here.
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The Press Remembers Delmer Berg, the Last of the Lincolns

March 7, 2016
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The Press Remembers Delmer Berg, the Last of the Lincolns

Delmer Berg, last known surviving member of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, passed away at his California home. There has been an outpouring of coverage from news outlets around the world.
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Maria – by Melvin Anderson

December 22, 2015
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Maria – by Melvin Anderson

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, in 2015 the ALBA blog regularly posted interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings showcased articles about the American...
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The Commissar and The Good Fight – by Saul Wellman

December 16, 2015
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The Commissar and The Good Fight – by Saul Wellman

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, in 2015 the ALBA blog regularly posted interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings showcased articles about the American...
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Commissars I’ve Known (and Admired) – by Milt Wolff

December 10, 2015
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Commissars I’ve Known (and Admired) – by Milt Wolff

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, in 2015 the ALBA blog regularly posted interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings showcased articles about the American...
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The Latest from Del Berg, Last Known Lincoln Vet

November 19, 2015
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The Latest from Del Berg, Last Known Lincoln Vet

Last week, the Modesto Bee released the latest interview with last known surviving Lincoln Abraham Brigade Veteran Delmer Berg, who will turn 100 next month. The article, written by journalist John Holland, features a quote from ALBA Executive Marina Garde and new photographs of Del in his Tolumne County, CA home. Read the article here.
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Blast from the Bast: The Artillery Series Comes to an End

November 10, 2015
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Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the...
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Last Days in Spain – by Ben Iceland

September 29, 2015
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Last Days in Spain – by Ben Iceland

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the...
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Last Months in Spain – by Ben Iceland

September 24, 2015
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Last Months in Spain –  by Ben Iceland

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the...
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A Train Is Bombed – by Ben Iceland

September 15, 2015
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A Train Is Bombed – by Ben Iceland

Editor’s note: At the initiative of ALBA board member Chris Brooks, who maintains the online biographical database of US volunteers in Spain, the ALBA blog will be regularly posting interesting articles from historical issues of The Volunteer, annotated by Chris.Over the next three months, Blast from the Past postings will showcase articles about the...
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