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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.

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This is a photo of East River CORE member Terry Perlman taken by legendary Civil Rights photographer Bob Adelman. Even though it looks as if it were taken at a sit-in protest, according to Perlman, it was actually a staged photo.

After being in…

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This is a mid 1960's photo of East River CORE member Sandy Feldman. Along with her husband, Paul Feldman (who was arrested at the Triborough Bridge demonstration in 1964), she was one of the Harlem CORE members who broke away to start East River CORE…

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This is a photo of East River CORE member Sandy Feldman with Albert Shanker, head of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT). The photo illustrates one of the stranger aspects of the history of Harlem CORE and the history of CORE in New York City. In…

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This is a photo of East River CORE member Penn Kemble taken during the mid to late 1980's. He was one of the Harlem CORE members who broke away to help start East River CORE. At 23 years old, he was also one of the East River CORE members who was…

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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…

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This is a 1968 photo of East River CORE's last chairman Omar Abu Ahmed (right, bald head) standing next to SNCC chairman H. Rap Brown (left, sunglasses).

As an active member of Harlem CORE, Ahmed attended the March on Washington. He was one of…

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This is a photo of East River CORE member Karin Berg. In 1963, when Harlem CORE member Blyden Jackson lost to Marshall England in the election for Harlem CORE chairman, he and other Harlem CORE members split and formed their own CORE chapter, East…

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

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In 1967, undercover police officer Ray Wood (aka Ray Woodall) testified during congressional hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities. As part of an investigation into 'subversive influences in riots, looting and burning', he gave…
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