photo of Major Owens as U.S. Congressman

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photo of Major Owens as U.S. Congressman

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Brooklyn CORE members

Description

This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Major Owens as a U.S. Congressman.

In 1974 he became a New York State Senator after losing his first political campaign for city councilman in 1965. He was elected to Congress in 1982 and served for 24 consecutive years.

As of 2013, Owens was teaching at Medgar Evers College in the Department of Public Administration.

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Citation

“photo of Major Owens as U.S. Congressman,” corenyc.org, accessed September 24, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/16.