4 results found for: subject:"Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)--Photographs"

Gallery view

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

Oriente Province, with Santiago de Cuba in distance

Cuba - "Several Cuban independence campaigns had begun in Oriente, and it was regarded as the most revolutionary province in Cuba. When our buses approached Santiago in the darkening evening, hundreds of people lined the road, carrying lit candles. It was a beautiful and deeply moving experience to ride for over a mile looking at their illuminated faces. The Venceremos Brigade represented their hopes for an ... more

Sandy Lillydahl Venceremos Brigade Photograph Collection

1970

Lillydahl, Sandy

University of Santiago: student dormitory

Santiago de Cuba (Cuba) - "We stayed in this building during our visit to Santiago de Cuba. The dorm was light and airy inside, and was named after a late hero of the revolution, Camilo Cienfuegos. The buildings in this university were being designed and built by faculty and students who combined work with study. Some friends from Brigade 6 and I were invited by a student to visit his computer center. After we admired the comp... 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

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