Ticket, Great Picnic held in La Columna Park
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Loyal Knights of America
Ticket for picnic sponsored by Loyal Knights of America, held Sunday, May 23, 1937 in Tampa. Back of ticket contains lyrics by Carmen Ramirez to the song "La orgía dorada" (commonly known in Tampa as 'El Miliciano"). The song, honoring the Loyalist troops who defended the Spanish Republic during the Civil War, was one of the songs often sung at events sponsored by the Democratic Popular Committee to Aid Spain.
Picnics, Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Loaned by Alice Menéndez.
Loyal Knights of America (Tampa, Fla.), "Ticket, Gran pic-nic que se celebrara en La Columna Park, May 23, 1937" (1937). Spanish Civil War History Project. 8.