photo of Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and undercover agent Ray Wood in New York Times

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Title

photo of Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and undercover agent Ray Wood in New York Times

Subject

Bronx CORE

Description

This is the 1964 New York Times article which features a photo of Ray Wood, the undercover agent who infiltrated Bronx CORE, being arrested with Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender. The two had attempted to make a citizen's arrest on Mayor Wagner.

Wood is the Black male with sunglasses and a light suit in the center of the photo. Callender is the Black male on the left wearing the dark suit. Wood is identified in the article as 'Ray Woodall'. At the time of the photo , it was not known that Wood was secretly working as an police officer for the Bureau of Special Services (BOSS) also known as the 'Red Squad', a section of the New York City Police Department tasked with gathering intelligence on activist groups within New York City and keeping them under surveillance.

The New York Times article the photo comes from is also included below.

Source

New York Times

Publisher

New York Times

Date

July 16, 1964

Coverage

New York City, July 16 1964

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Citation

“photo of Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and undercover agent Ray Wood in New York Times ,” corenyc.org, accessed June 23, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/323.