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18.tiff
"Praying and singing, members of the Indianapolis chapter of the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) hold a prayer vigil on Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 29, 1964. The one-hour gathering of about 200 persons was held “in sympathy for…

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"Members of an interracial group pose in Washington, with a map of a route they plan to take to test segregation in bus terminal restaurants and rest rooms in the South, May 4, 1961. From left are: Edward Blankenheim, Tucson, Ariz.; James Farmer, New…

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"A member of a sign-carrying civil rights delegation denied entrance to the convention of Wisconsin Republicans at the Milwaukee Arena sits on the floor of the main corridor in protest on May 23, 1964. Delegates and visitors milled around Mrs. Lee…

bernie 1.pdf
These are documents from the papers of the Congress of Racial Equality that list and discuss Bernie Sanders as a leader and a member of CORE.

The first document is his testimony as a housing tester for an action related to efforts by University…

45.tiff
"Dr. Martin Luther King, head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, tells news conference that he and his organization support a boycott of the Olympic games by African American athletes in New York, Dec. 14, 1967. At left is Floyd…

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"A member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) is dragged from stairway leading to offices of the Board of Education in downtown Chicago on July 22, 1963. Group, protesting pupil admission rules of Chicago schools, resumed sit-in siege at Board…

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"Demonstrators from the Congress of Racial Equality parade in front of Los Angeles City Hall, Aug. 19, 1965, carrying signs demanding the ouster of Chief of Police William H. Parker and denouncing police brutality. Removal of Mayor Samuel W. Yorty…

congress-of-racial-equality-sit-ins-everett.jpg
"Congress of Racial Equality sit-ins at Los Angeles City Hall. Police arrest 16 protesters demanding the resignation of police chief William H. Parker. Many felt he contributed to the causes of the 1965 Watts Riots. "

- from fineartamerica.com

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…
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