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Two new online archival resources

March 19, 2010
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Two new online archival resources

The Spanish Ministry of Culture now has a one-stop site for access to digitized archival materials, with access to close to 1.3 million digital objects from 121 repositories. Also, the Unión General de Trabajadores (UGT) has started making archives available online.
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Cecil Eby reviewed

March 18, 2010
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Cecil Eby reviewed

I receive a steady flow of requests for a copy of my review of Cecil D. Eby's book Comrades and Commissars: The Lincoln Battalion in the Spanish Civil War. I thought readers of this blog might want to see it. Click here to read it in pdf.
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The Lincoln Brigade in Life Magazine

March 18, 2010
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The Lincoln Brigade in Life Magazine

Google Books now has the full content of LIFE Magazine available online. There are two articles on American volunteers: March 28, 1938, Americans Have Died For Democracy in Spain, pp. 56-57; October 31, 1938, American Fighters Against Fascism Come Home From Spanish Civil War, p. 17.
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Miguel Delibes obit in NYT

March 18, 2010
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Miguel Delibes obit in NYT

Andrés Cala today in the Times:

Mr. Delibes was often Spain’s leading nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Known for his humble nature, his empathy for the poor and a lifelong commitment to rural Spain and its traditions, he wrote of sheepherders, cheese-makers,...
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British & Irish SCW poetry translated into Spanish

March 18, 2010
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British & Irish SCW poetry translated into Spanish

Last month saw the publication in Spain of Hablando de leyendas. Poemas para España, a translation of Poems from Spain: British and Irish International Brigaders on the Spanish Civil War, a collection of English-language poems written about the war. More here.
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A complete list of SCW songs in English

March 18, 2010
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That is Geoff Lawes' goal. Check out his quest here.
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Did you know…

March 17, 2010
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Did you know…

... that ALBA is on Facebook?
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Joe Zameret (Cleveland, 1912 – Gandesa, 1938)

March 17, 2010
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Joe Zameret (Cleveland, 1912 – Gandesa, 1938)

An online memorial by Yair Zameret: "In 1942, my father found that a few years earlier his brother had been killed as a volunteer in the Spanish Civil War. No more information was known. Even about other areas of Joe's life, not much was known. In the biography of my father, published after...
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SCW site of the week: Southworth Civil War Collection (UCSD)

March 17, 2010
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SCW site of the week: Southworth Civil War Collection (UCSD)

Since its acquisition by the Library in 1966 under the aegis of Gabriel Jackson, the Southworth Collection has increased in size to over 13,000 books, pamphlets, periodicals, newspapers, posters, and manuscripts.
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Texan textbook battle

March 16, 2010
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A Letter to the Editor from ALBA Executive Committee member Dan Czitrom on the battle over American history textbooks in Texas appeared in today's New York Times.
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