The CORE Project

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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…

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 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 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…

This is the arrest photo of New Orleans CORE member Jean Thompson as a Freedom Rider. In the photo, she is only 19 years old.

Along with her sisters, Alice and Shirley, she was one of the earliest members of New Orleans CORE.

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 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 the arrest photo of New Orleans CORE member Shirley Thompson as a Freedom Rider. In the photo, she is only 18 years old.

Along with her sisters, Alice and Jean, she was one of the earliest members of New Orleans CORE.

"A group of 'dwell ins' are evicted from a housing project in suburban Los Angeles by the police, Dec. 12, 1962. The group, sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality, camp out on the door step of a house in projects obviously denying access to…

"Young African American and white children walk hand-in-hand in a demonstration put on by the Congress of Racial Equality outside the Chicago Board of Education headquarters on July 19, 1963. "

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