1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE member Abraham Bassford as Freedom Rider

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Title

1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE member Abraham Bassford as Freedom Rider

Subject

harlem CORE members

Description

This is the 1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE member Abraham Bassford as a Freedom Rider. At the time , he was 24 years old and a college student in Staten Island. As a member of New York CORE, he was one of the earliest members of Harlem CORE and an active member.

A socialist and Peace activist, he went on to become a minister and served as the chaplain at Brooklyn's Methodist Hospital.

Creator

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department

Source

Eric Etheridge, 'Breach of Peace'

Publisher

Atlas and Co.

Date

1961

Rights

public domain

Files

Citation

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department, "1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE member Abraham Bassford as Freedom Rider," in Harlem CORE, Item #189, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/189 (accessed November 15, 2019).