The industrial development in Barakaldo brought thousands of immigrants from different parts of the Spanish geography and their expression in space was fundamentally reflected with the installation of a set of factories with a considerable size, around which small and medium-sized factories were located. Business.

However, Altos Hornos de Vizcaya was the factory that stood out the most, considered the great standard-bearer of Biscayan industrialization.

This town had an intense political and union life during the republican period, with a multitude of offices in the different neighborhoods of the town. In the parish church there was enormous ideological diversity, although the leftist, republican and nationalist parties had a significant social presence.

AHV, for its part, like other companies in the area, played a fundamental role during the Civil War in Barakaldo. And in the Franco regime a repressive network was created that aimed to physically and ideologically eliminate political and union life and terrorize the population as a whole.

Altos Hornos de Vizcaya (AHV)

Altos Hornos of Vizcaya (AHV)

Description of eventsIndustrial complexDate : -Address : Altos Hornos de Vizcaya Hiribidea 33Altos Hornos de Vizcaya …
Mural Memoria

Memory mural

Description of eventsDate : -Address : Herriko Plaza StageThe Mural of Memory was born through BarakadoMemoriart, …


Description of eventsIndustrial complexDate : -Address :  C / El Buen PastorThe Sociedad Española de Fabricaciones Nitrogenadas, …
Central eléctrica de BURTZEÑA

Burcena power plant

Description of eventsPower distribution centerDate : -Address : Near the Alzola bridgeSince the beginning of the …
Gomas Garay

Garay rubbers

Description of eventsArms factoryDate : -Address :  Located in the Retuerto neighborhood, at the end of the …
Federación Anarquista Ibérica (F.A.I.)

National confederation of labor

Description of eventsUnionsDate : -Address :  Portu nº14, 1ºAnarchist ideology groups began to spread along the left …
Unión General de Trabajadores (UGT)

General union of workers

Description of eventsUnionsDate : -Address :  General Meetings, 4Despite the union plurality, unionism linked to the UGT …
Barakaldo’ko Euzko Batzokija

Solidarity of Basque workers

Description of eventsUnionsDate : -Address :  -The emergence of nationalist trade unionism occurred at the beginning of …
Casa del Pueblo

Town house

Description of eventsPolitical organizationDate : -Address :  -The Socialists had a stable grouping and a clearly delimited …
Casino Republicano Radical

Radical republican casino

Description of eventsPolitical organizationDate : -Address :  C / Zaballa 3Already in 1901 Barakaldo had a Republican …
Unión Republicana de Barakaldo

Republican union of Barakaldo

Description of eventsPolitical organizationDate : -Address :  -Union Republicana was made up of the Republican Radical Socialist …
Izquierda Republicana de Barakaldo

Republican left of Barakaldo

Description of eventsPolitical organizationDate : -Address :  Paseo de los Fueros, 11 bajoThe other great Republican party, …
Federación Anarquista Ibérica (F.A.I.)

Iberian anarchist federation

Description of events Political organizationDate : -Address :  Portu, 14-1º  This organization was founded in 1927 through the merger …
Socorro Rojo Internacional

International red aid

Description of eventsPolitical organizationDate : -Address : Plaza AuzolanWith the creation of the Communist International in …
Partido Comunista

Communist party

Description of eventsPolitical organizationDate : -Address : General MeetingsThe Barakaldesa communist group, which had a large …
Barakaldo’ko Euzko Batzokija

Barakaldo’ko Euzko Batzokija

Description of events Political organization Date : – Address : C / Los Fueros 7 From its origins, Basque nationalism …
Acción Nacionalista Vasca (ANV)

Basque nationalist action (ANV)

Description of events Political organization Date : – Address : Horacio Echevarrieta, 31 bajo (current Pormetxeta street). Basque Nationalist Action …
Udal Euskaltegia

Basque youth

Descripción de los sucesos Organización política Fecha: – Dirección: Actual Euskaltegi Municipal (Calle Bizkaia, 2) Juventud Vasca fue una …
Batallón Morteros de Euzkadi (Oficial)

Conservative circle

Description of events Political organizationDate : -Address : Plaza del Desierto The parties of the right had an …
Sociedad Tradicionalista

Traditionalist society

Description of events Political organization Date : – Address :  Portu nº 5 Traditionalist society was basically made up of Carlists, …

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