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This is a 1964 photo of Moe Tandler (left, glasses), lawyer for both Long Island and Queens CORE, standing next to Queens CORE chairman Dr. George Kaufman (right). Originally the lawyer for Long Island CORE, he also became counsel to Queens CORE with…

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 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 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…

This is a 1964 photo of (left to right) Queens CORE chairman George Kaufman, Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and Brooklyn CORE chairman Isiah Brunson taken right before the World's Fair Stall-In. All three chapters, along with Harlem CORE,…

This is a photo of CORE's National Director James Farmer (center, white scarf) at the 1964 CIty Wide School Boycott. At the time, this was the largest civil rights demonstration in the history of the nation. With approximately 450,000 participants,…

This is a April 22, 1964 photo of James Farmer leading a demonstration at the World's Fair.

This is a April 22, 1964 photo of James farmer being arrested inside the World's Fair. The photo illustrates CORE's take on passive resistance. Farmer is seen here practicing the CORE technique of 'going limp' when arrested.

This is a April 22, 1964 photo of James Farmer in the back of a police paddy wagon after being arrested at the World's Fair.