CORE member Bayard Rustin's mugshot

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Title

CORE member Bayard Rustin's mugshot

Subject

Bayard Rustin

Description

This is a mugshot for Bayard Rustin, CORE's first field secretary and long time member of its Board of Advisers. At the time, he was serving an eighteen month sentence at Lewisberg Federal Penitentiary for refusing to be inducted into the military. Many of CORE's earliest members were pacifists and refused to serve in the U.S Armed Forces during World War II.

Source

thesmokinggun.com

Rights

public domain

Coverage

Lewisberg, Kentucky

Citation

“CORE member Bayard Rustin's mugshot,” The CORE Project, accessed January 17, 2021, http://www.thecoreproject.org/omeka/items/show/54.

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