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Edward Deyo Jacobs

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Jacobs, Edward Deyo

 

-Jacobs, Edward Dayo. b. July 9, 1913, New Jersey; High school education; Married (Single); Artist; CP 1935; received passport# 6308 New York series on February 9, 1937 which listed his address as Highland, New Jersey; Sailed February 6, 1937 aboard the Paris; Arrived in Spain on March 17, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN; Served on the Historical Commission for the Book of the XV Brigade;  XV BDE, MacKenzie-Papineau BN, on BN staff, cartographer and artist; Served at Jarama and during the Retreats; Killed in action on March 17, 1938, Belchite, during the Retreats; Jacobs was unable to continue the retreat, Douglas Taylor, his best friend,  stayed with him. Both are believed to have been killed or captured and subsequently executed.

Source: SACB, Cadre, Lincoln, Mac-Paps, XV BDE, USSDA 2:0657, 56:0007.

Photograph: Edward Dayo Jacobs, Photographs VALB/ALBA; Artists' Union Rally, l. to r. Edward 'Deyo' Jacobs, Winifred Milius, and Hugh Miller, ca. 1935 / Irving Marantz, photographer. Gerald Monroe research material on WPA, American Artists' Congress, and Artists' Union, [ca. 1930-1971]. Archives of American Art..

 

 

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