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Guide to the Harry Randall: Fifteenth International Brigade Films and Photographs ALBA.PHOTO.011

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Collection processed by Elizabeth Compa, Evan Daniel, Laura Helton, Julie Kessler, Gail Malmgreen, Porsche Martin and Jessica Weglein

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on April 29, 2014
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised by Rachel Searcy to reflect incorporation of digitized film reels and for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description  , Feb 3, 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Spain. Ejercito Popular de la Republica. Brigada Internacional, XV. Photographic Unit.
Title: Harry Randall: Fifteenth International Brigade Films and Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: August 1937-September 1938
Abstract: Under the supervision of Harry W. Randall, Jr, the Photographic Unit of the 15th International Brigade was charged with documenting the activities of the Brigade during the Spanish Civil War. The collection consists of 3 reels and 1,832 images taken by the Unit from August 1937 to September 1938 and captures the daily life of the volunteers in combat, in the camps, and in the towns, villages, and across the rugged terrain where the Brigade trained and participated in the fighting. In addition, the collection documents political assemblies, congresses, celebrations and the everyday activities of the Spanish populace.
Quantity: 6.5 linear feet (approximately 2,000 black and white negatives and prints)
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: ALBA.PHOTO.011