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BK CORE spanish.tiff
This is a 1962 photo of an unknown Brooklyn CORE member during the campaign against Ebinger's Bakery. She is holding a picket sign in Spanish.

BK CORE BOE sitin.tiff
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE members sitting in at Gov. Rockefeller's New York City office on July 11, 1963. The sit in was initiated by Harlem CORE the day before.

From left: Edwin Lewinson (sitting with dog), ; Alex Passikoff (White male…

BK CORE office pic.tiff
This is a photo of the Brooklyn CORE store front office.

BK CORE 1965 police protest.tiff
This is a July 17, 1965 photo of Brooklyn CORE on the Brooklyn Bridge. The demonstration, which ended at One Police Plaza, was to protest the killing of a black man by a police officer in Bedford Stuyvesant on July 15.

BK CORE BOE overnight.tiff
This is a January 29, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE sitting in overnight outside the office of acting School Superintendent Bernard Donovan at the Board of Education in Brooklyn.
Standing is Arnold Goldwag (White). There is some dispute as to who the…

eleanor stein pic.tiff
This is a photo of founding member and Brooklyn SCORE chairman Eleanor Stein. In the photo, she is a law student at Columbia University in the late 1960's.

An Erasmus High School student when he helped found the student chapter of Brooklyn…

misstombs.tiff
This is a 1962 of Brooklyn CORE member demonstrating at the truck depot for Ebinger's Bakery. She is demonstrating the 'go limp' technique.

ed lewinson.JPG
This is a photo of CORE member Professor Ed Lewinson (center) walking with his seeing eye dog. Dubbed 'the man who can't see race' because he was blind, he was first a member of New York CORE. He left the chapter not long after it moved to Harlem…

adelman7-2.tif
This is a photo of an unknown demonstrator at Brooklyn CORE's September 1962 demonstration at the White House in Washington, D.C.
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