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James L. Farmer, Jr.

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DESCRIPTION

Portrait of James L. Farmer, Jr. sitting at his desk with a "End Segregation - CORE" poster behind him. James Leonard Farmer, Jr. was a civil rights activist and leader of the American Civil Rights Movement. He co-founded the Committee of Racial Equality in 1942, which later became the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). He was also the initiator and organizer of the 1961 Freedom Ride, which eventually led to the desegregation of inter-state transportation in the United States.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 26766

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Creator Name: Seligman, Paul

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Collection Name: Congress of Racial Equality : Records, 1941-1967

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 3305

Original Dimensions: 8 x 10 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Possible copyright issues. Photographer: Paul Seligman (deceased)Grayson Dantzic (archivist) grayson@graysondantzic.com The Paul Seligman Collection 445 East 14th Street Suite MD New York, NY 10009

SUBJECTS

African Americans

Civil rights

Men

Persons

Race relations

Social problems

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