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This is a 1966 photo of LI CORE member Gloria Weinberg. She is standing next to Floyd Mckissick at a party thrown at her home to congratulate him on becoming national director of CORE that year. Mrs. Weinberg is notable because she was not only…

This is a 1968 photo of Long Island CORE member Lunetta Miller (center). She is standing between Lincoln Lynch and Hazel Dukes of the NAACP. She is an example of CORE’s emphasis on turning ‘local people’ into activists.
She became a…

This is a 1964 photo of Moe Tandler (left, glasses), lawyer for both Long Island and Queens CORE, standing next to Queens CORE chairman Dr. George Kaufman (right). Originally the lawyer for Long Island CORE, he also became counsel to Queens CORE with…

This is a 1967 photo of Long Beach CORE chairman James Graydon.

This is a 1973 photo of Suffolk County CORE chairman Irwin Quintyne.
A World War II Navy veteran, he and his wife, Delores, originally moved from the projects in Harlem to North Amityville, Long Island in 1961. She was the first chairman of Suffolk…

This is a photo of Calvin Cobb, one of the founders of Suffolk County CORE and its first chairman. According to his obituary, his family were sharecroppers from South Carolina. A World War II veteran of the Air Force, he graduated from the City…

This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Jon Moscow as a college student. While an undergraduate at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he helped the local Black Panther Party chapter set up its free Fred Hampton Memorial People’s Health Clinic…

This is a 1959 photo of New York CORE member Evie Rich with her son, Gordon. She is walking the picket line in midtown Manhattan. According to the Amsterdam News, it was “the first major protest demonstration against airline job discrimination on…

This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Jim 'Seitu' Dyson. He was one of the many Brooklyn CORE members that also were members of the EAST. A graphic artist, he did the majority of the covers for the EAST's newspaper, Black News.

This is a photo of the Brooklyn CORE store front office.