photo of New York CORE member Lucy Komisar

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Title

photo of New York CORE member Lucy Komisar

Subject

New York CORE members

Description

This is a 1975 photo of New York CORE member Lucy Komisar. A member of the chapter when they were downtown, she continued to work in the chapter until mid 1962. She was also a Freedom Rider, for which she was arrested in December of 1961.
She also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

Like Sheila Michaels and Susan Brownmiller, she also became a prominent and popular leader of the feminist movement afterwards. She was the vice president of the National Organization of Women (NOW).
She is currently a well respected investigative journalist.

http://www.lucykomisar.com
www.thekomisarscoop.com/

Creator

Mary Ellen Mark

Source

http://www.maryellenmark.com/text/magazines/people/918W-000-004.html

Publisher

http://www.maryellenmark.com

Date

1975

Rights

http://www.maryellenmark.com

Format

image, .jpg

Type

image

Coverage

new york city, 1975

Files

Citation

Mary Ellen Mark, “photo of New York CORE member Lucy Komisar ,” corenyc.org, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/345.