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This is a rally poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman, the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights work.

James Chaney was a local Mississippi CORE member. Mickey…

This is a missing poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). They were the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights…

This is a 1964 photo of Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender.
A union leader in a Ford auto plant, he was one of the original 1961 Freedom Riders. The case that resulted from his particpation, Herbert E. Callender v. Florida, went all the way to the…

This is a photo of Isaiah Brunson, Brooklyn CORE chairman during its 1964 Stall-In campaign.

Originally from South Carolina, Brunson was working as an auto mechanic before he quit to work full time for CORE. Because of his southern ways and…

This is a photo of Queens College CORE at the March on Washington.

According to the photographer, Mark Levy, the man with the bullhorn is Students for a Democratic Society member Daniel Millstone, one of the volunteer marshals for the March. …

This is a photo of Queens College CORE at the March on Washington.

The members of CORE in the photo are currently unidentified.

This is a photo of East River CORE member Wallace Murphy (Black, glasses, left) at a Harlem demonstration. He is the brother of Harlem CORE member Velma Hill.
The other men in the photo are unidentified.

This is a 1965 photo of the national CORE office in downtown Manhattan at 38 Park Row. The people in the photo are unknown at this time. Dr. George Wiley, then the associate national director, can clearly be seen in the background, standing, wearing…

This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE member Henry Schwarszchild as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi.

A Jewish immigrant whose family just escaped the Holocaust, Schwarszchild also served in the U.S. Army's Counter Intelligence…

This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Arnie Goldwag being arrested at the Board of Education on July 5, 1963. The other members of CORE in the photo are currently unidentified.