BiographyBard, Phil b. February 14, 1912, NYC; Single; Artist; CP 1931; Received Passport# 358304 on December 22, 1938 which listed his address as 46 Bank Street, NYC; Sailed December 26, 1936 aboard the Normandie; Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, BN Commissar; Albacete American Base Commissar; Repatriated Medical; Returned March 19, 1937 aboard the Manhattan; Lead role in Friends of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade; Married Aza Bard (1918-?), son Sam Bard; d. March 11, 1966, Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital, NYC.
Source: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Americans; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 849, ll 19, List of American Comrades that have been Repatriated as per October 15 1937; (obituary) “Phil Bard, Artist, Volunteer in Spain,” New York Times, March 17, 1966. Code A
Photograph: Phil Bard. Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Photograph Collection; ALBA Photo 15; Series I Photographs 1930s-1990s, Box 1, Folder 13. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.