The CORE Project

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This is a photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Oretha Castle. One of the chapter's founding members, she was also part of landmark 1
case, Lombard, et al v. Louisiana, after being arrested during the chapter's demonstration against Woolworth's…

This is the arrest photo of New Orleans CORE member Doris Jean Castle as a Freedom Rider. She was 18 at the time and is the younger sister of New Orleans CORE chairman Oretha Castle.

This is a 1963 photo of New Orleans CORE member Doris Jean Castle being removed by police from a demonstration at the local City Hall.

This is an audio clip of New Orleans CORE chairman Jerome Smith talking about an incident form his childhood growing up in segregation that influenced his eventually becoming a civil rights activist.

This is the 1961 arrest photo of New Orleans CORE chairman and founding member Jerome Smith as a Freedom Rider. He was 22 at the time.

Affectionately known as 'Big Duck', he was viciously beaten as a result of his participation.

This is a photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Jerome Smith (Black) and CORE field secretary Edward Blankenheim (White) as Freedom Riders.

This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE member Dave Dennis as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time he was a 20 years old student at Dillard University.

A member of New Orleans CORE, he became a field director for CORE in…

This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE member Julia Aaron as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. He was only 20 years old at the time,

One of the founding members of New Orleans CORE, she lived in the St. Bernard public housing project and…

This is a well known photo of New Orleans CORE members Dave Dennis and Julia Aaron as Freedom Riders. In it they are on their way from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi.

This is a photo of New Orleans CORE members Jerome Smith, Juila Aaron and Doris Jean Castle (left to right) standing on Canal street in New Orleans. Standing all the way to the right is Reverend Avery Alexander,
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