photo of Tom Kahn and Rachelle Horowitz, East River CORE, with James Farmer

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Title

photo of Tom Kahn and Rachelle Horowitz, East River CORE, with James Farmer

Description

This is a April 22, 1964 photo of East River CORE members Tom Kahn (White male) and Rachelle Horowitz (White female) at the 1964 World's Fair demonstration with James Farmer (holding 'Freedom Now' sign).

Kahn and Horowitz were founding members of East River CORE. They were also long time allies of Bayard Rustin's and worked closely with him in organizing the March on Washington.

Along with East River CORE members Penn Kemble, Paul and Sandy Feldman and Norm and Velma Hill from national CORE, they were also leading members of the Demcratic Socialists, USA (formerly the Socialist Party).

The Black male sitting on Farmer's left is Ernest Green of the Little Rock Nine.

Source

CORE-lator

Publisher

Congress of Racial Equality

Date

April 22, 1964

Coverage

New York City, April 22, 1964

Files

Citation

“photo of Tom Kahn and Rachelle Horowitz, East River CORE, with James Farmer,” corenyc.org, accessed April 28, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/179.