photo of Sheila Michaels, New York CORE

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photo of Sheila Michaels, New York CORE

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This is a photo of New York CORE member Sheila Michaels.
A member of the chapter both downtown and uptown she was involved in some of its early housing protests with Gladys Harrington. Shee also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

She was with the chapter up into 1963 when she went down to Mississippi to work on the Freedom Project. She became a member of SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) and stayed for an extended period on the Project in Mississippi.

Ms. Michaels is also considered an early pioneer of the feminist movement. She's credited with helping to bring the term 'Ms.' into mainstream usage.

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ms.)

Source

http://the60sat50.blogspot.com/2011/12/undated-origins-of-ms.html

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Sheila Michaels

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image/jpg.

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image

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“photo of Sheila Michaels, New York CORE,” corenyc.org, accessed September 24, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/211.