photo of Genevieve Hughes, New York CORE

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photo of Genevieve Hughes, New York CORE

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This is a 1960 photo of New York CORE member Genevieve Hughes. She led the dime store boycott committee for the chapter during CORE's 1960 Woolworth's campaign.
A former financial analyst, she left Wall Street and went on to work full time as CORE's first female field secretary. She is also one of the original thirteen Freedom Riders and can be seen in the PBS documentary, "Freedom Riders' .

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“photo of Genevieve Hughes, New York CORE,” corenyc.org, accessed August 22, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/151.