L-W, MG Co. September 1937

June 26, 2008

The photographs posted below capture the Lincoln-Washington Battalion’s Tom Mooney Machine Gun Company at rest.  The photographs were taken in September 1937, between the actions of Belchite and Fuentes de Ebro.  Most of the men in the photographs are currently unidentified.

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L-W, MG Co., Section 1, Crew 1

June 26, 2008

Lincoln-Washington Machine-Gunner Company and Sec. 1, Sept. 1937; The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection #C013; ALBA Photo 11-0703. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

All are unidentified


L-W, MG Co., Section 1, Crew 2

June 26, 2008

Lincoln-Washington Machine-Gunner Company Sec. 1 Crew 2, Sept. 1937; The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection #C016; ALBA Photo 11-0706. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

All Unidentified


L-W, MG Co., Section 2, Crew 3

June 26, 2008

Joe Bianca, Lincoln-Washington Machine-Gunner Company Sec. 2, Crew 3, Sept. 1937; The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection #C014; ALBA Photo 11-0704. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

Joe Bianca, Gun Commander, kneeling bottom right


L-W, MG Co., Section 2, Crew 4

June 26, 2008

Lincoln-Washington Machine-Gunner Company Sec. 2, Crew 4, Sept. 1937; The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection #C015; ALBA Photo 11-0705. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

Standing center Wilton Chite, rt. Joseph Dion


L-W, MG Co., Section 3, Crew 5

June 26, 2008

Lincoln-Washington Machine-Gunner Company Sec. 3, Crew 5, Sept. 1937; The 15th International Brigade Photographic Unit Photograph Collection #C017; ALBA Photo 11-0707. Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

 

Kneeling Zip Kachinski


L-W, MG Co., Section 3, Crew 6 (Spanish)

June 26, 2008

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