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This is a photo of Elaine Parker, Harlem CORE co-chairman (1973-1975), and her husband, Leonard, in their Harlem apartment, 1991.

This is a poster for the 1975 animated feature, 'Coon Skin', by Ralph Bakshi. Chairman Elaine Parker led Harlem CORE in attempts to shut down showings of this movie and stop it from appearing in theaters. The demonstrations were part of a larger CORE…

This is a xeroxed photo of Elaine Parker taken approx. 1970-1971. At the time, she was running for Adam Clayton Powell's old seat as district leader in the 74th Assembly District Part A. Her candidacy was endorsed by Harlem CORE. Her political party…

This is a 1979 photo of Harlem CORE chairman (front, glasses, White coat, Black female) walking in Harlem with New York City's Mayor Ed Koch (White male, bald, front second to left) among others.

At the time, Parker was the assistant to…

This is a 1976 photo of State Senator Sidney Von Luther, one of the first candidates CORE successfully ran for local office in New York City. He was elected State Senator in 1971, taking over the position from Basil Patterson. HC member Donald…

This is a 1992 photo of Harlem CORE member Tony Spencer with the owner of the world famous Sylvia's Restaurant, Sylvia Woods. It is an example of his career as a politician and Harlem community leader.

He served as an aide for Basil Patterson…