Honoring Merriman: Berkeley's Hero in the Spanish Civil War

Merriman memorial plaque installed in Corbera d’Ebre (Tarragona)
Raised toward our $47,000 Goal
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Project ends on August 01, at 11:59 PM PDT
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Visit to ALBA Monument in SF

A guided visit of the San Francisco Monument to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade installed at the Embarcadero Plaza in 2008. The translucent stone squares in the steel structure show scenes from the war and the faces of some U.S. volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), as well as words about the period from writers like Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Neruda, and Alvah Bessie. It was designed by Ann Chamberlain and Walter Hood, and donated by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives together with the Veterans and Friends of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. 6 person max.

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Merriman's UCB Walking Tour

Join the Merriman Plaque project coordinators on a tour of one of Robert Merriman's favorite places to study, potential locations where the plaque will be installed, and a stroll to the apartment building where he and Marion lived in the 1930s. 6 person max.

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Zoom Webinar on SCW Music

Peter Glazer, emeritus professor in UC Berkeley's Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and a professional director and playwright whose adaptations and collaborations include Woody Guthrie’s American Song and Heart of Spain: A Musical of the Spanish Civil War, has offered a 90-minute Zoom webinar on the music of the Spanish Civil War.

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Curated visit Bancroft Library

Curated tour of the Bancroft Library's Spanish Civil War and Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post Records collection at UC Berkeley. Includes correspondence, administrative files, photographs, posters, postcards, artifacts, clippings, articles, scrapbooks, artifacts, biographical material, broadsides and organizational information. 4 person max.

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