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lincolnlyncharrested.jpg
This is a photo of Lincoln Lynch being arrested at the duck farm protest in Riverhead in 1964.

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…

lynch_raf1.jpg
This is a 1944 of Long Island chairman Lincoln Lynch as a machine gunner in Great Britain's Royal Air Force.

from www.movinghere.org.uk:
'Sgt LO Lynch from Jamaica, winner of the Air Gunner's Trophy for 1944 standing by the rear gun turret of a…

lynch-portrait.jpg
This is a photo of Long Island CORE Lincoln Lynch during his time in Great Britain's Royal Air Force. Originally from a Jamaica, he served during World War II and achieved the rank of sergeant. He was in the RAF for ten years before he finally…

licore 2.tif
This is a photo of a Long Island CORE member demonstrating on a picket line. Her identity is unknown at this time.

LI CORE_jones beach.tiff
This is a photo of Long Island CORE members demonstrating in front of the parking lot of Jones Beach Park on July 4, 1963.
They were protesting in order to gain jobs for Black sand Puerto Ricans Negroes and Puerto Ricans with the Long Island State…

li core demo.jpg
This is a photo of a Long Island CORE member being arrested for his part in the chapter's July 4, 1963 demonstration at Jones Beach. The chapter was protesting in order to gain jobs for Blacks and Puerto Ricans in the Long Island State Park…

rita schwartz.tiff
This is a July 29, 1963 photo of Long Island CORE member Ruth Schwartz sitting in the entrance of the Rochdale Park housing project. She was attempting to block the cement truck behind her.
The man standing talking to her is William Booth of the…

li core-.tif
This is a photo of a Long Island CORE housing demonstration.

The CORE members here are currently unidentified.
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