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elizabeth adler.jpg
This is the arrest photo for CORE member Elizabeth Adler as a Freedom Rider. She went on to become a member of New York CORE and a founding member of East River CORE. She is one of the seven arrested at East River CORE's Triborough Bridge sit in.

Reader s Almanac  Blyden Jackson (May 05, 1974).mp3
This is an May 5, 1974 WNYC radio interview of Blyden Jackson as the author of ‘Operation Burning Candle’.

Malcolm X assassination- 50 years on, mystery still clouds details of the case | US news | The Guardian.pdf
This is an explosive article which places undercover NYPD police officer Ray Wood at the assassination of Malcolm X. It also suggests an answer to one of the great mysteries surrounding the event - the identity of the second man who was arrested at…

These are newspaper articles by East River CORE member Marlene Nadle. Originally a school teacher from Buffalo, Nadle was also one of the Harlem CORE who left to start East River CORE.
A regular columnist for the Village Voice at the time, she has…

This is one of the cover illustrations for Operation Burning Candle, a novel written by East River CORE member Blyden Jackson.

In the 1973 novel originally published by Third Press, a black Vietnam Vet organizes other such vets into an…

east river
This is a July 1964 film clip of East River CORE demonstration against police brutality in Harlem.

This is a photo of East River CORE member Wallace Murphy (Black, glasses, left) at a Harlem demonstration. He is the brother of Harlem CORE member Velma Hill.
The other men in the photo are unidentified.

This is a 1962 newspaper photo of East River CORE chairman Blyden Jackson, with his wife at the time, Carmel Jackson. At the time the photo was taken he was the chairman of the New Haven, CT chapter of CORE. He also participated in the Route 40…

stu wechs2.jpg
This is a July 25, 1967 photo of CORE field secretary Stuart Wechsler (center, glasses) being arrested in Cambridge, Maryland. He was down from New York City working on the Target City Project. By is own account, he'd been arrested 25-30 times as an…

stu wechs.jpg
This is a July 27, 1967 of CORE field secretary Stuart Wechsler (center, White male) walking to court in Cambridge, Maryland for his July 25 arrest. Wechsler had been down from New York City working on CORE's Target City project in Baltimore.
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