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The Abraham Lincoln Brigade ArchivesPromoting Social Activism and the Defense of Human Rights
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.
Join us and learn about the diverse mosaic of stories that make up the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and the legacy of American Anti-fascist activism in the 20th century and today.
Check Out our Online Conversation about Into the Fire: American Women in the Spanish Civil War, a documentary about the American Women who fought fascism in the Spanish Civil War. Broadcasted live on November 15th.
Check Out Our ALBA Online San Francisco Monument Celebration. Broadcasted live on September 12th.
The event lineup included Isabel Allende, Bill Fletcher, Walter Hood, No More Deaths/No Más Muertes, and other special guests.
Check Out Our Online Film Screening and Conversation about The Internationale, an Award-Winning Documentary about the Revolutionary Anthem. Broadcasted Live on August 30th.
Check Out Our Online Film Screening and Conversation Celebrating the Life and Work of the Legendary Documentary Maker, and ALBA’s Dear Friend, Judith Montell. Broadcasted Live on July 12th.
In Memorium: Judith Montell
Director of Forever Activists: Stories from the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and Honorary Board member of ALBA.
Check out our Live Online Gala!
Honoring the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes