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This is the arrest photo for Brooklyn CORE member Al Gordon as a Freedom Rider. He also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

A Holocaust survivor, he was working as a history teacher in a Brooklyn public school at the time of his arrest.…

This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE member Terry Perlman as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time, she was only 19 years old.
She first joined CORE to be a Freedom Rider and signed up at the national office. She would go on to…

This is the 1961 arrest photo for Jorgia Siegel as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. After the rides, she became active with the national CORE on New York as a fund raiser and organized groups in the city to go down to the March on…

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…

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 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 missing poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). They were the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights…

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 photo of South Jamaica CORE member Joel Rosinsky (White, front, holding sign, ‘No dogs…’) demonstrating at the 1964 World’s Fair.

He was part of the original group that seceded from Queens CORE to South Jamaica CORE.

This is an audio file of Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE’s demonstrations against the White Castle restaurant on Boston Road and Allerton avenue in July of 1963. He also references other CORE demonstrations. This was discovered by chance on…