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Thomas Swan

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Swan, Tom


Swan, Thomas. Naturalized citizen by Bronx Court, Bronx, New York, October 2, 1930, Married, Painter and draftsman, CP, received passport# 366323, Domicile Chicago, Illinois, 32 yrs. old on return, Sailed February 20, 1937 aboard the Ile de France, Arrived in Spain on March 7, 1937, Returned to the US on September 24, 1937 aboard the De Grasse, d. June 1977, New York, brother of Alexander Svenchansky.

Sources: Americans.

Photograph: Detail from Dan Kramen and Tom Swan; International Brigade Archive, Moscow: Select Images, Folder 188: 15th International Brigade Volunteers, Portraits, 1937-38, Box 2, Folder 15; ALBA Photo 177; ALBA Photo number 5/189/44. 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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Dan Kramen and Tom Swan; International Brigade Archive, Moscow: Select Images, Folder 188: 15th International Brigade Volunteers, Portraits, 1937-38, Box 2, Folder 15; ALBA Photo 177; ALBA Photo number 5/189/44. 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 Brother of Alexander Svenchansky per Peter Carroll, both Chicago volunteers