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kaufman brunson callender1.jpg
This is a 1964 photo of (left to right) Queens CORE chairman George Kaufman, Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and Brooklyn CORE chairman Isiah Brunson taken right before the World's Fair Stall-In. All three chapters, along with Harlem CORE,…

vivian manning fox.tiff
This is a 1964 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Vivian Casey with Rev. Milton Galamison, leader of the 1964 City Wide School Boycott. Casey was assigned by Brooklyn CORE to be a secretary for Rev. Galamison in his role as the chairman of the Citywide…

vivian manning fox 4.tiff
This is a 1996 photo of Vivian Manning Fox, formerly Vivian Casey of Brooklyn CORE. After leaving Brooklyn CORE, she became an associate director for the African American Institute and then executive director of the YWCA of the City of New York. …

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This a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Stanley Brezenoff at Brooklyn College, class of 1960. Originally from Brooklyn, Brezenoff was working on a Master’s degree in Philosophy before he joined CORE.

According to Mr. Brezenoff, he first joined…

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This is the 1961 arrest photo for Claire Toombs as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. She also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

Originally from Maryland, Toombs and her sister became members of Brooklyn CORE. Claire was also…

larry cumberbatch young.tiff
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Larry Cumberbatch as a 19 years old college student.

According to Cumberbatch, he joined when he was 16 years old and was arrested during his first demonstration at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He has…

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This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Lawrence Cumberbatch. It highlights the fact that he became a successful lawyer still living in Brooklyn.

He received his J.D. from NYU Law School where he was also president of the Black Law Students…

mile zapata.tiff
This is a 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Mike Zapata. He is shown as part of the Freedom Walkers group that walked from Brooklyn to the March on Washington.
He is also referred to as Ismael Zapata in newspaper articles and photos from the…

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This is a July 19, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Jerome Bilbuld being arrested at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center demonstration. This photo illustrates the CORE technique of 'going limp' when arrested.

He was married to Brooklyn CORE…

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This is a July 19, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE members Elaine Bilbuld (Black woman, lower left hand corner) and Prof. Ed Lewinson (White male, seated center) before they were arrested at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center demonstration. Elaine Bilbuld…
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