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There Are Many Ways to Support ALBA

December 6, 2016
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There Are Many Ways to Support ALBA

ALBA can’t do all it does without our generous donors. Fortunately, there are many ways to support our work, from our monthly donor program to gifts and bequests–and of course our merchandise.
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Stan Hilton (1918-2016)

December 3, 2016
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Stan Hilton (1918-2016)

Sadly, we have now reached the end of an era. With the death of 98-year old Stan Hilton, there are no longer any British veterans of the International Brigades who fought in the Spanish Civil war of 1936-1939 alive to tell their tale.
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Letter from ALBA

June 10, 2016
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Letter from ALBA

On May 7th over 200 family, friends and supporters of the women and men of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade met at Japan Society in Manhattan for an afternoon of poetry, socializing, and song. Together we commemorated the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, the defense of Madrid, and the arrival...
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Letter to the Editor

June 10, 2016
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Letter to the Editor

Yesterday was the last of the three-day workshop. I look forward to participating in future ALBA events. I already started teaching the Spanish Civil War and used the ALBA website.
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Letter to the Editor: Julian Bond

September 14, 2015
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Letter to the Editor: Julian Bond

Julian Bond died on August 14. A few days later, Democracy Now! aired a tribute to him and I was struck by one of the comments by Benjamin Jealous, who was CEO of the NAACP while Julian Bond was President.
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Lincoln Vet Nancarrow Gains Museum Triumph

September 14, 2015
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Lincoln Vet Nancarrow Gains Museum Triumph

Lincoln vet and path-breaking composer Conlon Nancarrow was among the dozens of American leftists who no longer felt at home in the United States. After moving to Mexico he began a 40-year career of composing for the player piano. In June, New York's Whitney Museum of American Art celebrated his work with a 10-day...
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David Graeber dedicates new book to his Lincoln vet father

October 14, 2013
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David Graeber dedicates new book to his Lincoln vet father

In 2011, David Graeber’s monumental book "Debt: The First 5,000 Years" was published. In that very same year, he burst into national consciousness with the Occupy Wall Street movement he helped to spark. This year, he has written a daring book “The Democracy Project: A History, A Crisis, A Movement.” Part reflection on Occupy...
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ALBA se une a la Plataforma por la Comisión de la Verdad

July 8, 2013
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ALBA se une a la Plataforma por la Comisión de la Verdad

alba_logo(Versión en inglés.) Nueva York, 3 de  julio de 2013 - Los Archivos de la Brigada Abraham Lincoln (ALBA) se convierten en la primera organización de Estados Unidos en unirse a la Plataforma por la Comisión de la Verdad sobre los Crímenes del...
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David Lomon, last British IBer (1918-2012)

March 18, 2013
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David Lomon, last British IBer (1918-2012)

David Lomon, who died on 21 December 2012, aged 94, was the last known survivor in Britain of the more than 2,500 volunteers from the British Isles who joined the International Brigades.
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