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Charles Andrew Orr


Orr, Charles Andrew. b. November 15, 1906, North Branch, Lapeer County, Michigan; Married to Louise Orr; High school teacher; Socialist; Sailed summer 1936; Arrived in Spain in September 1936; Served with the POUM’s support organization, worked as an editor on the POUM english language bulletin The Spanish Revolution and also broadcast English-language news on Radio POUM, d. August 15, 1999.


Source: RA, Labadie Collection includes an unpublished manuscript he wrote about the Spanish Civil War. Copies of some of the material are also in the International Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis in Switzerland.

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Last Name Orr
First/Middle Name Charles Andrew
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