photo of Billy Geller, Long Island CORE

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Title

photo of Billy Geller, Long Island CORE

Subject

Long Island CORE member

Description

This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Billy Geller. In the photo he is a freshman at Dartmouth College in 1967. At Dartmouth, he became a member of SDS but lived with members of the school’s Afro-American Society. He was also arrested for sitting in at a military recruitment center in 1969. Tragically, he died from a heroin overdose in 1970. He had just turned 21.

Source

Newsday

Publisher

Newsday

Date

4/24/1971

Collection

Citation

“ photo of Billy Geller, Long Island CORE,” corenyc.org, accessed September 25, 2022, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/265.

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