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This is a 1961 photo of New Orleans CORE members (left to right) Doratha Smith, Jerome Smith, Alice Thompson, George Raymond and Julia Aaron. The photo was taken soon after they had just received a beating by a White mob in McComb, Mississippi while…

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"Representatives of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) carry signs on a picket line where the 55th annual Governors Conference opens at Miami Beach, Florida, July 21, 1963. During the picketing asking for racial equality, Governor George Wallace…

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About 50 persons, white and black, start out on a 30-mile Freedom Walk from Alton, Ill., to St. Louis, Mo. in protest against racial discrimination in cities along the route, Aug. 26, 1961. The demonstration was sponsored by the Congress of Racial…

new orleans core.pdf
This is a PhD dissertation on New Orleans CORE and Washington, D.C. CORE. It was done by Kristin Anderson-Bricker while she was at Syracuse University.

target city.pdf
This is CORE member Louis C. Goldberg's PhD dissertation, "CORE IN TROUBLE: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL DILEMMAS OF THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY TARGET CITY PROJECT IN BALTIMORE".
It was done while he was a student at John Hopkins…

marv rich paper.pdf
This is a copy of the 1965 journal article "The Congress of Racial Equality and Its Strategy" by Marv Rich, CORE's community relations director and CORE's second in command. It was originally published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of…

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…

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This is a film clip of CORE's program director Gordon Carey from the documentary "Freedom Riders".

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.…

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…
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