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This is a 1993 photo of Harlem CORE member Donald Elfe (left) with CORE founder James Farmer (center) and Prof. Preston Wilcox, sociologist at Columbia University, 'Known as "the father of school decentralization" in New York City, and "the leading…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE member Quincy Boykin.

A Vietnam Vet, he received his B.A. in history from Lehman College/CUNY. He also served as the Vice Chairman of the Manhattan chapter of the New York Black Political Assembly, an outgrowth of…

This is a 1976 campaign ad for Harlem CORE member Waverly Howard.
The Harlem born and raised Howard was an associate member of the the chapter when it was still an integrationist organization. Here, he serves as an example of the Harlem CORE…

This chart explains CORE's plan to create a Black Board of Education, an evolution of Harlem CORE's 1967 attempt to create an independent Board of Education for Harlem), as presented to and accepted by the 1972 National Black Political Convention.

This is a photo of Harlem CORE member (approx. 1966-71) Wendell Rachell, in his apartment, in the early 1970's Lower East Side (NYC). He was on the Education Committee during the IS 201 protests which he also participated in. He also worked on …

This is a photo of Gladys Harrington, Harlem CORE's first chairman (1961-1963) and the Northeast Regional Representative for CORE at this time.
She was chairman when the chapter was still in midtown Manhattan and remained chairman of New York…