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

Citation

Mary Ellen Mark, “photo of New York CORE member Lucy Komisar ,” corenyc.org, accessed October 24, 2020, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/345.

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