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ghliberty.jpg
This is a photo of Gladys Harrington and James Peck under the Statue of Liberty, taken during New York CORE's 'Fast For Freedom' protests in support of the southern Woolworth's boycotts. Gladys Harrington at the time was chairman of New York CORE.…

libertycore.mov
This is film footage of New York CORE's 1961 Statue of Liberty protest in support of the southern Freedom Riders. This occurred just a few months before the chapter moved up to 125th street.

from the Digital Library of Georgia website:
"In 1961…

gladysXsmall.mov
This is the second part of Gladys Harrington's interview from the 1963 CBS News special 'The Harlem Temper'. Here, she discusses the differences between the nationalist groups at the time such as the Nation of Islam and New York CORE. What is most…

gladysmall.mov
This is an interview of New York CORE chairman, Gladys Harrington, the first chairman of the Harlem chapter. It is from a 1963 CBS News special 'The Harlem Temper'.

One of the negative criticisms of Harrington's tenure was the chapter did not do…

rioghankirchnerpic.jpg
This is a 1960 photo of New York CORE chairman Gladys Harrington (Black female) with James Peck (White male) and Rioghan Kirchner (White female). It was taken at that summer's 'Fast for Freedom' at the Statue of Liberty in support of the Woolworth…
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