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vivian manning fox 4.tiff
This is a 1996 photo of Vivian Manning Fox, formerly Vivian Casey of Brooklyn CORE. After leaving Brooklyn CORE, she became an associate director for the African American Institute and then executive director of the YWCA of the City of New York. …

vivian manning fox.tiff
This is a 1964 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Vivian Casey with Rev. Milton Galamison, leader of the 1964 City Wide School Boycott. Casey was assigned by Brooklyn CORE to be a secretary for Rev. Galamison in his role as the chairman of the Citywide…

This is a 1976 photo of 7 Arts CORE members Valerie Harper and Jack Gilford. It is a publicity still from Harper's television series 'Rhoda' in which she starred as the lead character.

Harper wasn't just an active member, she was an officer in…

This is a photo of Al Shanker (White, glasses, coat and tie, center bottom, hand raised) with Bayard Rustin (Black, center bottom). The photo speaks to not just his role as the president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT)
but the fact…

bK CORE_boro hall.tiff
This is a September 15, 1962 photo of the garbage dumped on the front steps of Brooklyn's Borough Hall by Brooklyn CORE.

This is a photo of Tom Kahn, one this country's leading civil rights organizers and labor leaders. He was also considered the ghost writer par excellence of the movement responsible for Bayard Rustin's classic treatise, 'From Protest to Politics'…

This is a April 22, 1964 photo of East River CORE members Tom Kahn (White male) and Rachelle Horowitz (White female) at the 1964 World's Fair demonstration with James Farmer (holding 'Freedom Now' sign).

Kahn and Horowitz were founding members…

hurwitz 1.jpg
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…

blts pic.tiff
This is a photo of the Long Island CORE’s Black Leadership Training School, part of the chapter’s Leadership Training Program. The photo is from the first session at State Agricultural and Technical College at Farmingdale.

journey of rec.tif
This is a photo of members of the 1947 Journey of Reconciliation. Left to right: Worth Randle, Wallace Nelson, Ernest Bromley, James Peck, Igal Roodenko, Bayard Rustin, Joseph Felmet, George Houser and Andrew Johnson.

There were sixteen members…
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