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billyy geller pic.tiff
This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Billy Geller. In the photo he is a freshman at Dartmouth College in 1967. At Dartmouth, he became a member of SDS but lived with members of the school’s Afro-American Society. He was also arrested for…

MLK and LI CORE
This is a 1965 photo of Dr. Martin Luther King with a group of Long Island CORE members. He is addressing a rally in the Lakeview area of Long Island.
The members of Long Island CORE are unidentified at this time.

lamar cox pic.tiff
This is a 1968 photo of Long Island CORE chairman Lamar Cox. He became chairman in 1968 after succeeding Mel Jackson.

mel jackson pic1.tiff
This is a 1967 photo of Long Island CORE chairman Mel Jackson.

lincoln lynch black journal.mp4
This is a 1968 clip from PBS' "Black Journal" of Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch. Just before he left CORE he was the national vice chairman under CORE head Floyd McKissick. At the time of this clip he was the vice chairman of the New York…

lincolnlynch.jpg
This is the photo from Newsday's obituary for Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch. He was 91 years old when he passed.

After leaving CORE, Lynch became a vice chair for the New York Urban Coalition and a 'professor at the social welfare…

moscow.jpg
This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Jon Moscow as a college student. While an undergraduate at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he helped the local Black Panther Party chapter set up its free Fred Hampton Memorial People’s Health Clinic…

jon moscow pic 1.tiff
This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Jon Moscow as a high school student. He was a member as early as 13 years old and participated in numerous actions including the summer of 1963 sit-ins at City Hall and Governor Rockefeller office. By 16,…

blts 2.tiff
This is a 1969 photo of students in Long Island CORE’s Leadership Training Program. This is the graduation ceremony held at Hofstar University in June. It was the third session. 27 students graduated.

geraldine johnson pic.tiff
This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Geraldine Johnson. She worked as a nurse’s aide and lived in Hempsted.
Originally from Montgomery, Alabama, she was the vice chairman of the Wilklow Tenants Association, a group 'organized through…
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