Browse Items (4 total)

This is a photo of a Suffolk County CORE demonstration. In May, 1973, for example Suffolk CORE demonstrated not at the precinct but at the home of a detective who killed an unarmed Black child.

This is a photo of Calvin Cobb, one of the founders of Suffolk County CORE and its first chairman. According to his obituary, his family were sharecroppers from South Carolina. A World War II veteran of the Air Force, he graduated from the City…

This is a 1973 photo of Suffolk County CORE chairman Irwin Quintyne.
A World War II Navy veteran, he and his wife, Delores, originally moved from the projects in Harlem to North Amityville, Long Island in 1961. She was the first chairman of Suffolk…

This is a 1966 photo of Suffolk County CORE chairman Henry G. Smith (Black). He is talking with Suffolk District Court Judge Floyd Sarisohn (White). The two tried to create an experimental program to help ‘indigent defendants who are jailed…