Rally poster for murdered CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman

Dublin Core

Title

Rally poster for murdered CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman

Description

This is a rally poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman, the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights work.

James Chaney was a local Mississippi CORE member. Mickey Schwerner was a member of Downtown CORE in New York City. Andrew Goodman was an Queens College/CUNY student. He was assigned by the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), the group that oversaw the Freedom Summer Project, to Philadelphia which was CORE's section of the Mississippi project.

Date

August 1964

Format

image, .tiff

Type

image

Coverage

mississippi, 1964

Files

Citation

“Rally poster for murdered CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman,” corenyc.org, accessed August 22, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/1.