34 results found for: name:"Lillydahl, Sandy"

Gallery view

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Isla de la Juventud: prison complex where Fidel Castro was held

Isla de la Juventud (Cuba) - "This photo shows the prison complex where Fidel Castro was jailed for several years under the Batista regime. After the revolution Fidel wanted it to be transformed into a school or hotel, but the round building retained its ominous atmosphere and was left as a memorial."

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Cuban woman and children

Cuba - "Infatile circulo or child care center in a rural village. The children in the photo are wearing their grey uniforms and having a merienda. Some of the women in this village worked in a small factory with a nursery adjoining the workroom. Mothers could take breaks to visit their little ones in the nursery. Individual cribs for the smallest babies were next to large communal cribs for the older ones. A... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Santiago de Cuba: Moncada Barracks

Santiago de Cuba (Cuba) - The Cuban revolution dates its beginning to July 26, 1953, when a group of about 100 rebels including Fidel Castro attacked the Moncada barracks. The pink building in the background is the Moncada barracks, flying a Cuban flag next to large numerals '26' on the roof. July 26 is celebrated as Cuba's Independence Day."

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Traveling to Topes de Collante in the Escambray Mountains

Topes de Collante (Cuba) - "Traveling to Topes de Collante in the Escambray Mountains, he road was so steep and twisting that our buses proceeded upwards at timed intervals. Half way up we stopped to have buckets of water thrown over the bus engines to cool them down."

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Campesinos on horseback riding past Brigade buses

Aguacate (Cuba) - "After completing our work in the cane fields, we spent 2 weeks touring Cuba in a convoy of buses. This photo shows a campesino escort welcoming our tour buses into their town."

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Evening view of central Ruben Martinez Villenas sugar mill

Aguacate (Cuba) - "Our centrale, the Ruben Martinez Villenas sugar mill that processed our cane. When we returned from a trip in the evening, we could always tell we were near home by the warm molasses aroma of the cane fields and the centrale. The cane we cut was brought to the centrale where it was washed and crushed to e4xtract the juice. Juice was boiled down in large metal vats until it was dark, thick, and beginn... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Santiago de Cuba: Moncada Barracks

Santiago de Cuba (Cuba) - "After the revolution, Moncada was painted pink and turned into a school for children. The students are shown in their uniforms, waving from the stairs and windows with their teachers. The transformation of a notorious barracks into a colorful school for children serves as a living symbol of the many transformations of post-revolutionary Cuban society."

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Topes de Collante: Brigade members visiting a school

Topes de Collante (Cuba) - "...a large welcome banner featuring the Venceremos Brigade emblem of crossed machetes and red star. From the left are: Eva Mondon, Adelia Moore, Elsie Morales, a Cuban guide from the school, Lucy Marx, and Ted Rosner. We spent the night in the tall building on the right, the old sanitorium. The ceilings were so high that we slept in ladderless triple decker bunkbeds."

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection