photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Rudy Lombard

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Title

photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Rudy Lombard

Subject

New Orleans CORE

Description

This is a 1960 photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Rudy Lombard outside of a Woolworth's store on Canal Street in New Orleans during CORE's demonstrations against the department store chain. After he was arrested, his case went all the way to the Supreme Court at which it was overturned and eventually helped set a precedent against the practice of segregation

A student at Xavier University at the time, he went on to get a PhD in urban planning from Syracuse University.

Creator

Ralph Uribe

Source

The Times-Picayune

Publisher

http://photos.nola.com

Date

Sept. 9, 1960

Rights

Ralph Uribe/ The Times-Picayune

Coverage

1960. Canal Street, New Orleans

Citation

Ralph Uribe, “ photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Rudy Lombard,” The CORE Project, accessed July 3, 2020, http://www.thecoreproject.org/omeka/items/show/57.

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