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

Gallery view

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Jamie Lasalle cutting cane

Aguacate (Cuba) - "As the cane fields were around the camp, native wildlife proliferated in the tents. A mouse nibbled by friend's hair at night. Another friend arrived at our pre-dawn breakfast with a lizard on his head. We had to check our shoes for little scorpions in the morning. Small green frogs lived in the toilets. One work brigade found a dead horse among the cane stalks, and Jane Krebs nursed a little of kitt... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Jamie Lasalle cutting cane (close-up)

Aguacate (Cuba) - "Renato kept records of our paired cane cutting output, and gave us the weekly results along with the group statistics. The most productive machetero duo from each work brigade was rewarded by getting to cut cane with Fidel Castro when he visited our camp. Adelia Moore and Henry Norr were Brigade 6's delegates to Fidel's cane team. Fidel was large and a very strong man -- a productive ... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Meriendas: Brigade members (Renato, Joe Griffin, Jane Krebs) on break in cane field

Aguacate (Cuba) - "Midway through 4 hour morning and afternoon work shifts, a pickup truck dropped off our meriendas (snacks). Meriendas were delicious and sweet: lime or mango yogurt, cake soaked in cane juice, soda tasting like bubble gum, bags of oranges, and always chunks of sugar cane we cut ourselves. After an ox ate another brigade's merienda, we were quick to collect and enjoy ours. From the left are: Renato, J... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Topes de Collante: Scenery with newly-built buildings

Topes de Collante (Cuba) - From left: Paul Miller, Jamie Lasalle, and the front half of Will Soper. "Brigadistas went into classrooms in small groups to observe Cuban teaching methods. My group had trouble understanding wht was happening at first. Grade school students were clustered as several small tables, talking together, and every now and then opne of them would jump up and add more figures on a large blackboard. We found ... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection