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This is a photo of the Bibuld family who were at the center of Brooklyn CORE's first campaign against the NYC Board of Education. In between Elaine and Jerome Bibuld are their children (from left to right) Melanie, Carrington, and Douglass.…

This is a 1962 photo of the Bibulds and other Brooklyn CORE members sitting in at the Board of Education. The sit-in lasted a week.

This is a photo of well known actor Ossie Davis participating in Brooklyn CORE's week long sit in at the Board of Education in 1962.

Davis, who with a his wife Ruby Dee, were known to go out of their way to participate in the movement and…

This is a photo of an unknown protester at a Brooklyn CORE demonstration against the Board of Education.

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…

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.

This is a September 15, 1962 photo of the garbage dumped on the front steps of Brooklyn's Borough Hall by Brooklyn CORE.

This is a 1962 photo of Brooklyn CORE members at the Ebingers demonstration. From left to right: Dr. Barbara Wallace (Black, female), Eduardo Standard (Black, male), Dr. Barbara Weeks (Black, female), Claire Toombs (White, female), Ben Brown (Black,…

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

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.