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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…

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

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 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.

This is a September 15, 1962 photo of Brooklyn CORE members dumping trash on the steps of Brooklyn's Borough Hall as part of the chapter's Operation Cleansweep. The Brooklyn CORE in the photo are currently unidentified.

bkcore bury.tiff
This is a 1962 photo of Brooklyn CORE demonstrating at the White House in Washington, D.C.

The chapter along with approximately 150 other CORE members from the eastern seaboard picketed for 24 hours between September 22 and 23 in support of…

sonny carson edu.jpeg
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson and Thomas Hicks on the set of the film, 'The Education of Sonny Carson'. Hicks played the younger version of Sonny Carson in the film.

majorowens speaks.tiff
This is a 1965 photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman running for city councilman in Brooklyn. After Brooklyn CORE created a voter registration campaign it decided to keep the momentum going by turning it into an independent political campaign. Dubbed the…

majorowens 1968.tiff
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Major Owens. Originally from Tennessee, he got his B.A. from Morehouse College and received an M.S. degree from Atlanta University. When he came into Brooklyn CORE he was working as a librarian in the…
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