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Blast from the Past: Last Months in Spain

September 24, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Last Months in Spain

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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Memory of Spanish Refugees: Dispatch from Septfonds, France

September 16, 2015
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Memory of Spanish Refugees: Dispatch from Septfonds, France

This summer, traveling by winding roads through darling villages and rolling hills of sunflowers and alfalfa, I took a detour from vacation in the Tarn et Garonne region of France and made my way to the town of Septfonds. Septfonds is an important site of memory in the story of the Spanish Republican exodus,...
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Blast from the Past: A Train Is Bombed

September 15, 2015
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Blast from the Past: A Train Is Bombed

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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Blast from the Past: The Big Retreat

September 9, 2015
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Blast from the Past: The Big Retreat

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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Blast from the Past: At Teruel with the Czech AA Battery

September 1, 2015
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Blast from the Past: At Teruel with the Czech AA Battery

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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Blast from the Past: Los Rompedores

August 25, 2015
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Blast from the Past: Los Rompedores

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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ARMH Continues Exhumations with ALBA/Puffin Award

August 18, 2015
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ARMH Continues Exhumations with ALBA/Puffin Award

Winner of the 2015 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Right Activism, the Asociación para la Recuperación de la Memoria Historica (ARMH) continues its critical work to locate and exhume the mass graves of those executed during the Spanish Civil War and Franco regime. With funds given as part of the award, the organization has been able...
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Blast from the Past: A Letter to Nathan Budish

August 18, 2015
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Blast from the Past: A Letter to Nathan Budish

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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Blast from the Past: A Letter to Bob Reed

August 12, 2015
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Blast from the Past: A Letter to Bob Reed

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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Filmmaker Jordi Torrent in Barcelona’s La Vanguardia

August 11, 2015
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Filmmaker Jordi Torrent in Barcelona’s La Vanguardia

Filmmaker Jordi Torrent (Invisible Heroes: African Americans in the Spanish Civil War) answers questions from Barcelona’s La Vanguardia about his documentary and ALB volunteer James Yates who is at the heart of the film. For those interested in purchasing or screening Invisible Heroes, contact ALBA at info@alba-valb.org.
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