photo of State Senator Sidney Von Luther, friend of Harlem CORE

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Title

photo of State Senator Sidney Von Luther, friend of Harlem CORE

Description

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 Elfe served as Von Luther’s aide.
He also participated in many of Harlem CORE's protests and campaigns, often standing besides chairman like Elaine Parker and Leonard DeChamps.
Included in the attachment is the original photo this was cropped from.

Source

Associate Press

Publisher

AP

Date

1976

Format

image, jpeg

Type

image

Coverage

1976

Citation

"photo of State Senator Sidney Von Luther, friend of Harlem CORE," in Harlem CORE, Item #182, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/182 (accessed October 21, 2018).