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This is a 1968 photo of CORE's national chairman Floyd Mckissick (left) with the Urban League's executive director Whitney Young (right).

The photo was taken at CORE' national convention that July in Columbus, Ohio. Young's presence there was…

This is the cover to the May 1973 issue of Jet Magazine which featured CORE national chairman Roy Innis on the cover.

The fact that he was on the cover speaks to his national prominence, influence and significance as a leader in the Black…

This is a copy of a 1947 CORE letter sent out to staff. It is included here because it demonstrates:
1. That CORE was headquartered in New York City and had an office in Harlem as early as 1947. CORE moved to NYC because its first national leader,…

This is a January 29, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE sitting in overnight outside the office of acting School Superintendent Bernard Donovan at the Board of Education in Brooklyn.
Standing is Arnold Goldwag (White). There is some dispute as to who the…

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…

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 1965 photo of the national CORE office in downtown Manhattan at 38 Park Row. The people in the photo are unknown at this time. Dr. George Wiley, then the associate national director, can clearly be seen in the background, standing, wearing…