Edwin Rolfe photograph collection [graphic]. ca. 1937.


Rolfe, Edwin, 1909-1954. Edwin Rolfe photograph collection [graphic].

Edwin Rolfe photograph collection [graphic]. ca. 1937.

The collection consists of about 250 black and white prints and about 215 negatives. 200 of the negatives have matching prints; some match more than one print. The images in this collection were accrued by Rolfe in the course of his work as a journalist in Spain. Over half are individual and group portraits. The collection contains images of British author and assistant commissar of the Fifteenth International Brigade Ralph Bates and African-American author Langston Hughes, as well as photographs of barricades, bombed/shelled buildings, medical personnel and street scenes.

1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)Ca. 250 photographs : b&w ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.Ca. 215 photographs : negative, b&w ; 2.75 x 4.5 in. or smaller.

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Spain. Ejército Popular de la República. Brigada Internacional, XV.

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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

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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. ...

Bates, Ralph, 1899-2000

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Spain. Ejército Popular de la República. Abraham Lincoln Battalion.

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Rolfe, Edwin, 1909-1954

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Edwin Rolfe, born Solomon Fishman, was a journalist, author, and Communist Party activist. During the 1930s he was employed by the "Daily Worker." In the spring of 1937, he joined the International Brigades. Once in Spain, he was assigned to edit the "Volunteer for Liberty," the English-language magazine of the volunteers, in Madrid until joining the troops in the field in the spring of 1938. From the description of Edwin Rolfe photograph collection [graphic]. ca. 1937. (New York Uni...