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This is a photo of Harlem CORE's 1963 City Hall sit-in. It is the second day of a hunger strike.
Seated on the right side is Stu Wechsler (White, glasses, second in line). At the time he was a member of New York CORE but had also been a member of…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE's 1963 City Hall sit-in.

On the left side of the photo sitting with his back to the gate, facing the camera and holding a sign that says, 'Mayor Wagner, jobs in construction for all NOW!!' is Long Island CORE member…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE's sit-in at City Hall during the summer of 1963. It was part of a larger series of campaigns initiated around the construction industry. At issue was the use of government funds by construction companies that would not…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE's 1963 sit-in at the New York City office of Governor Nelson Rockefeller. In conjunction with the protests at City Hall, they are also participating in a hunger strike.
The original caption lists those in the photo…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE's 1963 sit-in at the New York City office of Governor Nelson Rockefeller. Here they have ended their hunger strike.
The original caption lists those in the photo as, left to right: Raymond Gardner, Vicki Morris,…

This is a photo of a CORE member being arrested for their participation in the protest at the office of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller. The CORE member is unidentified.

This is a photo of Roy Innis as CORE's national director with General Idi Amin, president of Uganda. The photo is from the early 1970's.
In many ways, this photo represents the beginning of the end of Roy Innis as a legitimate CORE leader and…

This is a 1971 photo of Roy Innis with Queen Mother Moore taken at that year's annual convention which was held in Harlem.
Moore, one of the most respected figures of the civil rights and Black Power movements was not only a member of Marcus…