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This is a 1962 photo of Brooklyn CORE members Rioghan Kirchner (White) and Dr. Barbara Wallace (Black) being arrested at the Ebingers Bakery demonstration.

Wallace also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

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…

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

This is a photo of a member of the American Nazi Party counter picketing Brooklyn CORE's demonstration at the White House in Washington , D.C.

This is a night photo of Brooklyn CORE members walking to March on Washington. At this time, it is unknown exactly how many members were in this group. Different newspaper articles state as many as 20 members may have participated while others count…

This is a Aug. 15, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE members walking to March on Washington. They are on Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn walking towards the 69th St. ferry.

On Aug. 15, 1963, a group of CORE members primarily from Brooklyn CORE…

This film clip shows the Brooklyn CORE group having finally arrived at the March on Washington. The CORE member holding the CORE NYC sign is currently unidentified.

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…