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This is a May 17, 1960 of CORE member Jocelyn Boyd (Black, handbag, heels) handing out leaflets at a CORE demonstration in Manhattan. The protest is part of that year's national Woolworth's campaign. Jocelyn Boyd at the time was secretary to Marv…

This is a 2009 photo of the Reverend Wendell Foster taken at the Christ Church in the Bronx. He has been a pastor there for 42 years.
"In 1978, he became the first black elected city official in the Bronx, where he served for 24 years as a…

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.

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…

This is a photo of former New York CORE chairmen James Robinson(White man, glasses and picket sign) and Darwin Bolden (Black man, pork pie hat). Harlem CORE was originally referred to as New York CORE when the chapter was located on 42nd.…

This is a 1960 photo of New York CORE member taken in front of her apartment in Brooklyn. Like James Farmer, James Robinson and George Houser, she was one of the founding members of CORE who relocated to New York City.
A pacifist and divinity…

This is a photo of New York CORE member Susan Brownmiller. She also worked as a SNCC member on the Mississippi Freedom Project.
Ms. Brownmiller, an instructor at NYU's Gallatin School and Pace University, is well known for her writings on radical…

In the mid-60's, New York CORE member Susan Brownmiller was a regular columnist for the Village Voice. She covered the case of Ray Wood, aka 'Ray Woodall' who had successfully infiltrated both Bronx CORE and Harlem CORE. The article is in regards to…

This is the cover to the January 5, 1976 edition of Time magazine. Susan Brownmiller (in the pink turtleneck) is featured on the cover as part of the lead story, 'Women of the Year'. She was being recognized for her writings on radical feminism -…

from the Digital Library of Georgia website:
"In this WSB newsfilm clip from February 13, 1960, demonstrators with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) picket a F.W. Woolworth store and a S.H. Kress store in support of the North Carolina student…