Public demands backed by the Commissioner for protecting and encouraging the exercise of memory as a civil right of city residents.

'The Early Works of Francesc Boix': exhibition programme

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'The Early Works of Francesc Boix': exhibition programme

Dates: 22/08/1970 - 22/08/1970

Venue: Sants-Montjuïc

This exhibition 'The Early Works of Francesc Boix' is a selection of the first photographs by the renowned "Mauthausen" photographer.

Cycle of talks on historical memory and local history of our neighborhoods

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Cycle of talks on historical memory and local history of our neighborhoods

Dates: 22/08/1970 - 22/08/1970

Venue: Sants Montjuïc district headquarters and Biblioteca Francesc Candel

Cycle of talks about Cooperativa Model of s. XX and the architectural heritage of Sants, and on the Francoist symbology in Sants-Montjuïc.

Tribute to the International Brigades

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Tribute to the International Brigades

Dates: 22/08/1970 - 22/08/1970

Venue: Espai Jove Boca Nord

Espai Jove Boca Nord pays homage to the International Brigades, to mark the 79th anniversary of their send-off from Barcelona.

Recovering the memory of the old publisher’s, Editorial Bruguera

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Recovering the memory of the old publisher’s, Editorial Bruguera

Dates: Since 22/08/1970

Venue: Centre Cívic El Coll - La Bruguera

Project to recover the working class memory of the neighbourhood by means of a website that will become an interactive documentary for learning about the collective memory of the people who worked at the old Editorial Bruguera.

Act to commemorate laSal’s 40th anniversary

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Act to commemorate laSal’s 40th anniversary

Dates: 22/08/1970 - 22/08/1970

Venue: Bar Guixot del Raval (Riereta, 8)

Bar Guixot del Raval recalls the bar that occupied the same premises 40 years ago: laSal, a feminist bar-library and women’s publisher’s.

Les Corts dedicates a street to Elisabeth Eidenbenz

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Les Corts dedicates a street to Elisabeth Eidenbenz

Dates: 22/08/1970 - 22/08/1970

Venue: Les Corts

Act in recognition of the work done by Elisabeth Eidenbenz, the founder and director of the Elna Maternity Home in Northern Catalonia (Pyrénées-Orientales, France).

Homage to the victims of the 1938 bombings

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Homage to the victims of the 1938 bombings

Dates: Since 22/08/1970

Venue: Sant Antoni

Sant Antoni recalled how the neighbourhood was bombed by Italian planes on Franco’s orders in March 1938. The homage was organised by the Taula de Memòria Històrica de Sant Antoni, started with a talk by Dory Sontheimer and ended with candles being lit at the metro entrance in memory of the bombs’ victims.

In memory of the victims of the Civil War bombings

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In memory of the victims of the Civil War bombings

Dates: 22/08/1970 - 22/08/1970

Venue: Placeta de Manel Ribé

To pay homage to the 36 people who died on 30 January 1938 in the course of an air raid by the fascist air forces, allies of Franco’s army. A new plaque remembering the victims was unveiled during the ceremony.

Restoration and musealisation of the cheap houses in Sant Andreu

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Restoration and musealisation of the cheap houses in Sant Andreu

Dates: Since 22/08/1970

Venue: Bon Pastor

Bon Pastor’s cheap houses were built at the end of the 1920s and are a symbol of working-class tradition. To preserve this historical memory and some of the historical events that have affected them, such as the bombing in May 1937, the block squeezed between the Bellmunt, Barnola, Claramunt and Tàrrega streets will be restored and musealised.

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