FBI 'Missing' Poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman

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Title

FBI 'Missing' Poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman

Description

This is a missing poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). They were the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights work.

Missing since June 21, 1964, it was not until the FBI offered a $25,000 reward for information that there was a break in the case. The bodies of the CORE workers were found on Aug. 4th, 1964. Goodman and Scwherner were each shot once through the chest. Chaney was severely beaten and shot three times.

Creator

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Source

FBI: 100 Years, an unofficial history

Publisher

Zenith Press

Date

1964

Format

image, .tiff

Type

image

Coverage

mississippi, 1964

Files

Citation

Federal Bureau of Investigation, “FBI 'Missing' Poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman,” corenyc.org, accessed November 18, 2017, http://corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/2.