photo of CORE founder and National Director, James Farmer

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photo of CORE founder and National Director, James Farmer

Description

This is a photo of James Farmer, one of the founding members of CORE and its National Director from 1961-1966. He is considered along with Dr. Martin Luther King, Whitney Young, Roy Wilkins and John Lewis one of the principal leaders of the Civil Rights movement. As a member of CORE, he risked life and limb time and time again as part of the organization's decades long struggle to fight discrimination and end segregation in the United States.
This photo is from a 1963 march in Harlem. To see a film clip relating to the photo, go here -
http://vimeo.com/8938955

Source

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/07/James_L._Farmer

Publisher

wikimedia.org

Rights

public domain

Format

image, .jpg

Type

.jpg

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Citation

"photo of CORE founder and National Director, James Farmer," in Harlem CORE, Item #152, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/152 (accessed June 24, 2018).