The Abraham Lincoln Brigade

 

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During the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), almost forty thousand men and women from fifty-two countries, including 2,800 Americans volunteered to travel to Spain and join the International Brigades to help fight fascism. The U.S. volunteers served in various units and came to be known collectively as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

 

NEWS & UPDATES

Call for Nominations -

ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and the Puffin Foundation invite nominations for the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism.

Deadline August 31, 2014.

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FOR EDUCATORS

ALBA Teaching Institutes

2014 - 2015 Teaching Institutes Schedule

  • August 13, 2014:  Professional development day in Tampa, Florida, co-hosted by the University of South Florida.
  • November 4, 2014: Professional development day in New York City, co-hosted by NYU.
  • November 5, 2014: Professional development day in Bergen County, New Jersey, co-hosted by the Bergen County Academies.
  • November 8, 2014: Professional development day in Bloomington, Illinois, co-hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University. 
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