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Rose Freed


Freed, Helen and Langston Hughes

Freed, Rose. (Hardy, Dorthy), b. June 10, 1911, NYC, Jewish, AMB, Completed Greenpoint Hospital nursing training and took classes from Columbia night school, Single (Married Morris Dash in Spain), Laboratory Technician and Microbiologist, CP May 1937 and Spanish CP, received passport# 361116 on January 12, 1937 which listed her address as 307 Berriman Street, Brooklyn, New York, Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris, Arrived in Spain on January 28, 1937, Served with the Medical Services as a Laboratory Technician, Returned to the US in September 1938, d. August 1968.

Sources: Sail, SACB, RA.

Photograph: Rose Freed, medical technician with Langston Hughes. International Brigade Archive, Moscow: Select Images, Folder 195: US Military Attache with Spanish Republican Amry, and Langston Hughes and Earl Browder and 15th Interanational Brigade, Box 2, Folder 21; ALBA Photo 177; ALBA Photo number 177-188031. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.



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Additional Notes ALT date in Spain February 15, 1937. Married Morris Dash and became pregnant while in Spain.; (Freed) ROSE DASH 10 Jun 1911 Aug 1968 11203 (Brooklyn, Kings, NY)New York