1961 arrest photo for Al Gordon, Brooklyn CORE, as Freedom Rider

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Title

1961 arrest photo for Al Gordon, Brooklyn CORE, as Freedom Rider

Description

This is the arrest photo for Brooklyn CORE member Al Gordon as a Freedom Rider. He also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

A Holocaust survivor, he was working as a history teacher in a Brooklyn public school at the time of his arrest. He eventually became a successful art gallery owner specializing in African art.

Source

http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives

Publisher

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Format

image

Type

image

Coverage

mississippi, 1961

Files

Collection

Citation

“1961 arrest photo for Al Gordon, Brooklyn CORE, as Freedom Rider ,” corenyc.org, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/58.