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sf core fbi 1961.pdf
This is a collection of FBI documents pertaining to San Francisco. They come from the Federal Surveillance of African Americans 1920-1984 database.
According to Meier and Rudwick's history of CORE, the chapter was first set up by field…

miami core fbi docs.pdf
This is a collection of FBI documents from 1965 pertaining to Miami CORE chairman Pete Christiansen. They show that Miami CORE was under investigation as part of the COINTELPRO program and designated as a ‘Hate Group’. They come from the Federal…

ACTION + St. Louis CORE fbi.pdf
This collection of FBI documents simply notes that ACTION (Action Committee to Increase Opportunities for Negroes), a militant civil rights group in St. Louis, was a splinter group from the local CORE chapter that broke away several years earlier.…

1126895-000 - 100-158790 - Section 7 -865724.pdf
This is a collection of FBI documents pertaining to Bayrd Rustin, CORE's first field secretary and long time member of its Board of Advisers. They have been released and made available to the public on the FBI's website.

The first set…

48.tiff
''Members of the Congress of Racial Equality start to sit down as they block the front entrance of the Jefferson Bank and Trust Co. in St. Louis, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1963. The 250 demonstrators were protesting against alleged job discrimination.…

8.tiff
"These six leaders of the nation's largest national black organizations met in New York's Roosevelt Hotel on July 2, 1963 to discuss plans for their projected civil right march on Washington, DC. They are from left; John Lewis, chairman of the…

39.tiff
"Police carry a man to a police van at left at a construction site on Chicago’s South Side on August 2, 1963 where school building is under way. The man was among others who were arrested when they sat in front of trucks, blocking their entrance to…

George_Raymond_Mug-cropped.jpg
This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE member George Raymond as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time, he was only 18 years old.

A member of New Orleans CORE, he went on to become a field director for CORE in Mississippi…

julia aaron
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…

dave dennis
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…
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