photo of Bronx CORE White Castle demonstration (1)

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Title

photo of Bronx CORE White Castle demonstration (1)

Subject

CORE NYC demonstration

Description

This is a photo of unidentified CORE members sitting at Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration. The diner was located on Boston Road and Matthews Ave., in the Bronx. Bronx CORE started the campaign to convince White Castle to hire Black and Puerto Rican employees for its restaurant chain.
During the demonstration, protesters were met with violence by White counter protesters including members of the American Nazi Party who fired shots at picketers in a drive by.

Creator

© Bettmann/CORBIS

Source

corbis.com

Publisher

corbis.com

Date

July 7, 1963

Coverage

The Bronx, New York City, New York State, USA

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Citation

© Bettmann/CORBIS, “photo of Bronx CORE White Castle demonstration (1),” corenyc.org, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/66.