This collection consists of 155 items of Spanish Civil War materials, including children's books, military documents and regalia,
money, trade cards, receipts, news magazines, postcards, and other propaganda.
Vete Zablackas was born in Akron, Ohio, and was working as an editor in New York in 1937 when he traveled to Spain and voluntarily
enlisted with Spanish Republican Forces in an International Brigade. He fought on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil
War, primarily in the Pyrenees Mountains along the French border, from 1937 to 1938 when he was given a medical discharge
and returned to the United States.
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with
the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections
is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be
submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission
is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available
for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including
but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
This collection is open for research.