photo of Harlem CORE member Doris Innis

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Title

photo of Harlem CORE member Doris Innis

Subject

Harlem CORE members

Description

This is a xeroxed photo of Harlem CORE, Doris Innis, Her work is highly significant in terms of the documentation of Harlem CORE's history and philosophy.
She was the editor for all of its publications, from its earliest newsletters, 'New York CORE Action', to its in-house journal, 'Rights and Reviews'. She was the editor for the earliest issues of CORE magazine in the 1970's and for its book, 'Profiles in Black: Biographical Sketches of 100 Living Black Unsung Heroes'.
'In real life', her career was in publishing. She also wrote several pieces for newspapers such as the New York Times and the Baltimore Afro-American and magazines such as Life.

The photo is from a 1968 CORE event, the first annual "Evening of Brotherhood", a dinner/cocktail party attended by representatives from several African nations and American Black leaders . According to the Amsterdam News, this was 'the first time a Black organization has sponsored a significant African and Afro-American gathering".

Creator

Austin Hansen

Source

Austin Hansen collection

Publisher

Schomburg Library/ NYPL

Date

1970's

Relation

Austin Hansen

Format

image/jpeg

Type

jpeg

Coverage

New York City, 1968

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photo

Physical Dimensions

395px × 566px

Files

Collection

Citation

Austin Hansen, "photo of Harlem CORE member Doris Innis," in Harlem CORE, Item #71, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/71 (accessed June 24, 2018).