BiographyFreed, Rose (Hardy, Dorthy); b. June 10, 1911, NYC; AMB; Completed Greenpoint Hospital nursing training and took classes from Columbia night school; Single (Married Morris Dashevsky 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 (February 15, 1937); Served with the Medical Services as a Laboratory Technician; Evacuated after she became pregnant; Returned to the US on August 27, 1938 aboard the President Harding; d. August 1968, Brooklyn, New York.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; RGASPI. Code A
Photograph: Rose Freed, medical technician with Langston Hughes. International Brigade Archive, Moscow: Select Images, Folder 195: US Military Attaché with Spanish Republican Army, and Langston Hughes and Earl Browder and 15th International 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.