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This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Arnie Goldwag being arrested at the Board of Education on July 5, 1963. The other members of CORE in the photo are currently unidentified.

This is a photo of New York CORE member Susan Brownmiller. She also worked as a SNCC member on the Mississippi Freedom Project.
Ms. Brownmiller, an instructor at NYU's Gallatin School and Pace University, is well known for her writings on radical…

In the mid-60's, New York CORE member Susan Brownmiller was a regular columnist for the Village Voice. She covered the case of Ray Wood, aka 'Ray Woodall' who had successfully infiltrated both Bronx CORE and Harlem CORE. The article is in regards to…

This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Jon Moscow as a high school student. He was a member as early as 13 years old and participated in numerous actions including the summer of 1963 sit-ins at City Hall and Governor Rockefeller office. By 16,…

This is the cover to the January 5, 1976 edition of Time magazine. Susan Brownmiller (in the pink turtleneck) is featured on the cover as part of the lead story, 'Women of the Year'. She was being recognized for her writings on radical feminism -…

from the Digital Library of Georgia website:
"In this WSB newsfilm clip from February 13, 1960, demonstrators with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) picket a F.W. Woolworth store and a S.H. Kress store in support of the North Carolina student…

This is a rally poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman, the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights work.

James Chaney was a local Mississippi CORE member. Mickey…

This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE member Henry Schwarszchild as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi.

A Jewish immigrant whose family just escaped the Holocaust, Schwarszchild also served in the U.S. Army's Counter Intelligence…

This is a photo of Mickey Schwerner, founding member of Downtown CORE on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

He was also one of the three field workers killed in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan in the summer of 1964 for his civil…

This is a photo of Marv Rich (right, coat and tie), the Community Relations Director for CORE, 2nd only to the national director James Farmer. A graduate of Washington University, he entered college about the same time he came into CORE at 16 years…