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People are gathered in what appears to be a lecture room. A painting of shapes, a snake, and a dog contains the phrase: "nosotros iremos hacia el sol deja libertad." In English, this reads "we will go toward the sun leaving freedom." An additional image shows a man with a sombrero (iconic for Ncaraguan revolutionary leader Augusto Sandino) and a woman reading a book. Another image contains a book and states: "Alfabetizacion es liberacion." Cameras appear to be set up at the event. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Portrait of Rigoberto López Pérez, Nicaraguan revolutionary leader who assassinated President Anastasio "Tacho" Somoza García. The text reads: "Lo mio no ha sido un sacrificio. Sino un deber que espero haber cumplido" ~Rigoberto López Pérez, heroe nacional. The English translation is "Mine has not been a sacrifice. But a duty that I hope to have fulfilled." Red and black are used to represent the colors of the FSLN flag. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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On a building, a sign that reads "Bienvenidos a la patria de Sandino" appears to be covering up a previous sign, though it is unclear what the words are underneath the newer sign. The English translation is "Welcome to the homeland of Sandino." An image of Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan revolutionary leader wearing his iconic sombrero, can be seen to the left of the text. Additional text reads: "FSLN es nuestra vanguardia," or in English "FSLN is our forefront." Another poster reads: "Bienvenidos a Nicaragua Libre Companeros Latinoamericanos al III congreso Fesitraucam," or in English, "Welcome to free Nicaragua Latin American Companions to the Third Congress of Fesitraucam." Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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A poster with newspaper clippings reads "Viajes universo...nunca los olvidaremos," or in English, "Universal travels...we will never forget." Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Signs read: "Diners Club Nicaragua," "Another Diners Club Country," and "Bienvenidos a Nicaragua," which in English is "Welcome to Nicaragua." Diners Club is an international direct banking and payment services company. In addition, an advertisement for North Star is pictured. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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"Central Sandinista de trabajadores," or in English "Sandinista Workers' Center," is located in Managua. The Sandinista Workers' Centre (CST) is the dominant national trade union center in Nicaragua. It was formed after the Nicaraguan revolution (1979). The CST is closely linked with the FSLN. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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The billboard reads: "Gloria eterna a los heroes...bienvenido a la paz centro." The English translation of the legible text is "Eternal glory to the heroes ... welcome to the peace center." Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan revolutionary leader, is pictured to the left as"General de hombres libres." The English translation is "General of free men." To the right, Carlos Fonseca, founder of FSLN, is pictured. His title is "Comandante en jefe," or "Commander in chief." Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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A sign reads: "Nicaragua tu regresaras," or in English, "Nicaragua you will return!" The Nicaraguan flag, blue and white, is also pictured. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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The billboard reads: "Casa Museo: Gral. Augusto Cesar Sandino, M. de cultura." The English translation is "House Museum: General Augusto Cesar Sandino, Ministry of Culture." The museum is located in San Rafael del Sur, Managua, Nicaragua. Here is the museum website: http://www.manfut.org/museos/rafaelnorte.html Pictured is Augusto Sandino in front of the colors of the FSLN political party and flag, red and black. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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The heading on the board reads "El Salvador: Una revolucion en marcha," or in English " El Salvador: A Revolution in Progress." The background of the board is red and black, colors of the FSLN party and flag. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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People who appear to be peacefully protesting are holding a poster that reads "US Hands off Nicaragua no pasaran." Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Xilonem is an amusement park located in Ticuantepe, Nicaragua. The painting in the background is unidentified. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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The sign reads: "Centro Arlen Siu," or "Arlen Siu Center." Arlen Siu Bermúdez was a Chinese Nicaraguan who became one of the first female martyrs of the Sandinista revolution. She was assassinated by soldiers from Anastasio Somoza Debayle's National Guard in 1975 when she was only 20 years old. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Building with the words: "Central Sandinista de trabajadores 'Fausto H. Garcia' Estelí." The English translation of the building is Sandinista Workers' Center, which is located in Esteli, Nicaragua. The Sandinista Workers' Center is the dominant national trade union center in Nicaragua, which was formed after the Nicaraguan revolution of 1979. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Building with the words: "Central Sandinista de trabajadores Jose Bento Escobar." The English translation of the building is Sandinista Workers' Center. The Sandinista Workers' Center is the dominant national trade union center in Nicaragua, which was formed after the Nicaraguan revolution of 1979. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Building with the words: "Central Sandinista de trabajadores." The English translation of the building is Sandinista Workers' Center. The Sandinista Workers' Center is the dominant national trade union center in Nicaragua, which was formed after the Nicaraguan revolution of 1979. Another sign on the building is an image of the FSLN red and white flag with an outline of Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan revolutionary leader. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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People standing in front of sign: "Nuestro compromiso: con el pueblo Nuestro deber: luchar y vencer". The English translation is "Our commitment: with the people Our duty: to fight and win." Paintings of what appear to be revolutionaries are below the sign. Many of the revolutionaries in the painting are wearing the iconic sombrero of Augusto Sandino, Nicaraguan revolutionary leader. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1981.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Xilonem is an amusement park still located in Ticuantepe, Nicaragua. The painting in the background is unidentified. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Pictured is David Schwartz, who is the photographer and previous professor of Albright College responsible for the images in this collection. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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Pictured is David Schwartz, who is the photographer and previous professor of Albright College responsible for the images in this collection. Archived by Leah Williams. Photographed by Professor David Schwartz, Albright College, 1984.
by David Schwartz Collection, Albright College
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