Clarence M. Forester papers. 1937-1939, 1945, 1996-1997.


Clarence M. Forester papers., 1937-1939, 1945, 1996-1997.

Clarence M. Forester papers. 1937-1939, 1945, 1996-1997.

Photocopies of photographs, military documents, menus, and newspaper clippings of a Minnesota volunteer in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade of the Spanish Republican Army during the Spanish Civil War; and photographs and news clippings of a 1996 reunion of Brigade veterans in Spain.

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Forester, Clarence M. (person)

Clarence Michael Forester was born in 1915 at Alfred, North Dakota. His father died when he was a young child, and his mother supported the family running a restaurant and taking in laundry. Forester left home at age 13 to work on a farm, and at age 15 came to Minneapolis. In 1937-1938 Forester was a member of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, a group of 2700 American volunteers who fought in the Spanish Civil War for the Loyalist government against a military insurgency led ...

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 (person)

Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Ernest Hemingway, 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450863 Joseph Dearing is addressed on envelope as "war correspondent, U.S. Army." A native of Santa Rosa, he was a photographer for Colliers magazine during World War II, covering both the European and Pacific theaters. After the war he wrote the "Uncle Joe Dearing's Fish and Game Column" for for the San Francisco Call Bulletin and later worked for the San Jose M...

Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (corporateBody)

VALB was formed in December 1937 by U.S. volunteers returning from combat in the Spanish Civil War. VALB originally assisted wounded veterans and sought to awaken the U.S. public to the significance of the Spanish Civil War and the Loyalist cause. In later years, VALB began to address other political issues, including U.S. policy in World War II and later, Cuba, Nicaragua and Vietnam. In addition to their headquarters in New York City, VALB "Posts" developed in various cities including Los Angel...

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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (person)

Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...

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Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998 (person)