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This is a 1964 photo of student protesters Daniel Opatoshu (male, center), Karen Weingeist (top right, dark rimmed glasses), Liz Pearson (top center) just before being arrested at the Florida pavilion at the World’s Fair.

All were part of a…

This is a 1968 photo of SCORE member Tom Hurwitz at a Columbia University protest .

Tom is the son of Leo Hurwitz, who, like the Gilfords of 7 Arts CORE, was blacklisted for his political activities.

Having participated in CORE…

This is a1964 photo of Columbia CORE's Mike Flug (center, on stage, in overcoat) leading a demonstration to support the right of cafeteria workers at Columbia to unionize. He was married to chapter chairman Jemera Rone Flug at the time.

Flug, who…

This is a September 1964 photo of Columbia CORE demonstrating on Columbia University's campus. This was part of its campaign supporting the right of cafeteria workers to unionize.

This is a 1964 photo of Columbia CORE sitting in at the office of Columbia University's treasurer. This was part of its campaign supporting the right of cafeteria workers to unionize.

This is a 1962 photo of Columbia CORE member Chuck Lieppe (front) on the picket line with others demonstrating against Sealtest Dairies.

This is a photo of Columbia CORE members Joe Drew (back) and Paul Nyden (front) demonstrating at the 1964 World's Fair. Both were arrested after the photo was taken. Nyden was chapter chairman at the time.

This is a 1964 photo of Columbia CORE members Louis Perez and Mike Flug demonstrating at the 1964 World's Fair right before they were arrested. The Columbia Spectator reported Perez had a tooth knocked out while being arrested.Both men were also…

This is a photo of New York CORE member Sheila Michaels.
A member of the chapter both downtown and uptown she was involved in some of its early housing protests with Gladys Harrington. Shee also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

She…

This is a photo of Robert Gore of the national CORE office. Gore, like Bayard Rustin and George Houser, was a pacifist who originally came from the Fellowship of Reconciliation. He served as associate community relations director under Marv Rich in…