Strife in the Colonia: Pro-Franco Spaniards in Wartime New York (2)

January 26, 2011

Cartoon by the great Cuban artist Julio Girona, probably depicting the same episode glossed in the photo. Published in "La Voz", a pro-Republican Spanish-language daily in New York.

Mrs. Moneo, born in our Spain, who for two and a half years has been insulting with the most offensive of words all of our compañeras who have gone to her business to ask for aid for the Spanish people, which is also her people... is caught by our camera, shocked. frightened and incredulous, upon learning that her business is being picketed. She should ask for help from the fascists, about whom she has boasted and from whom she expects so much...