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Guide to the International Brigades Archive, Moscow: Selected Images ALBA.PHOTO.177

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Evan Daniel, 2003, Michael Beebe, 2009, and Gail Malmgreen, 2010.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 29, 2013
Description is in English.

 Container list revised to create item-level description by Michael Beebe. Encoded by Hillel Arnold  , March 2010

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Spain. Ejército Popular de la República. Brigada Internacional.
Title: International Brigades Archive, Moscow: Selected Images
Dates [inclusive]: 1937-1938
Abstract: This collection of images was selected from the International Brigades Archive in Moscow, Series 5: Photographs. They were originally produced in Spain by staff photographers of the International Brigades. The collection consists of copy negatives produced for and purchased by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives in the mid-1990s. The collection includes group portraits, individual portraits and battlefield and non-combat scenes showing members and activities of the International Brigades (14th, 15th, 57th, 58th, 59th and 60th Battalions), and civilians during the Spanish Civil War. The only identified photographer is Major Vladimir Stefanovich, a Yugoslavian volunteer. Included are images of the International Brigades training, life in camp, the International Brigades Band, Spanish Republican military leaders, Communist Party leaders and distinguished visitors, including Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, and Harry Pollitt.
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 binder)
General Physical Description note: Approximately 1,276 negatives sized from 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 inches to 2 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches
Call Phrase: ALBA.PHOTO.177