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James L. Farmer, Jr.

James L. Farmer, Jr.
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Title: James L. Farmer, Jr.
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.

Image ID: 26766
Seligman, Paul
Congress of Racial Equality : Records, 1941-1967
Genre: Photograph
Possible copyright issues. Photographer: Paul Seligman (deceased)Grayson Dantzic (archivist) The Paul Seligman Collection 445 East 14th Street Suite MD New York, NY 10009
Subjects: Race relations
African Americans
Civil rights

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