CNT union of Barbers of Barcelona. “At last we are free!”
Demonstration in France, Paris I think, denouncing the judicial murder of the founder of the Modern School the libertarian thinker Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia. He was executed in Montjuic Castle, Barcelona for his alleged role in the 1909 Tragic Week, though he was almost certainly innocent There were also large protests in London and elsewhere.
This is a great video about Scottish anarchist Ethel MacDonald who was in Barcelona between 1936 and 1937, working with the CNT. In the crackdown after May 1937 she assisted the escape of anarchists wanted by the Communist secret police and by helping anarchists escape Spain, she became renowned in the British press as the “Scots Scarlet Pimpernel
This is a great slideshow of photos of Anarchism in Spain between 1936 and 1939. El Público
In the above photo, peasants arrive in Barcelona from the Aragonese front in 1936. The photo is in Plaça Catalunya.
I’ve added a short biography of Helios Gómez, perhaps the best known gypsy artivist in the Spanish Civil War, and author of many Republican propaganda posters.