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|Senya Fleshin, (1894-1981) |
Senya (Simon) Fleshin (also: Fléchine, Flechin): born in Achtyrka, Ukraine, Russia 1894, died in Mexico City 1981; anarchist, photographer; emigrated to the US in 1910 & worked for Mother Earth in New York; returned to Russia in 1917 & joined the Nabat Confederation of Anarchist Organizations in the Ukraine.
Mollie Steimer (pseudonym of Marthe Alperine): born in Dunaevtsy, Russia 1897, died in Cuernavaca, Mexico 1980; anarquista; emigrated to the USA in 1913; member of the group around Der Shturm (The Storm) New York & Frayhayt (Freedom) New York in 1917; arrested for propaganda against military intervention by the US in Russia in 1918, deported to Russia in 1921;
Fléchine & Steimer met & became companions in Russia; after several arrests allowed to leave Russia in 1923; members of the Joint Committee for the Defense of Revolutionaries Imprisoned in Russia, Berlin 1923-1926, the Relief Fund of the International Working Men's Association (IWMA) for Anarchists & Anarcho-Syndicalists Imprisoned or Exiled in Russia (in Paris & Berlin) 1926-1932 & other relief groups for anarchists; emigrated to Mexico in 1941; their house became a meeting centre for political refugees; corresponded with anarchists around the world.
Voline, Steimer, Fleshin
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