(A History of) The Harlem chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality


1) CORE; a Study in the Civil Rights Movement, 1942-1968. August Meier, Elliot Rudnick, 1973, Oxford.
( a.k.a. the bible)

2 )Harlem CORE. Rights & Reviews, v.1-4. 1964-68.

3) Congress of Racial Equality. CORE-lator. Self published. 1961-65

4) Congress of Racial Equality. CORE. v.1, no.9,v.1, no.15-v. 2, no 4, v.3. Self published. 1970-73. .

5) Genocide, USA (1967 speech by Floyd Mckissick). Self published.

6) Michaels, Sheila. List of Oral Histories http://www.crmvet.org/nars/orallist.htm

7) A movement grows in Brooklyn : the Brooklyn chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the Northern civil rights movement during the early 1960s . Brian Purnell ; Thesis (Ph.D.)--New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science, 2006.

8) The National Black Political Agenda. The National Black Political Convention, 1972, self published

9) Lay Bare the Heart. Farmer, James. New York: Arbor House, 1985.

10) Solomon, Victor. 'An Independent Board of education for Harlem'. Urban Affairs Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, 39-43 (1968)

11) Rachell, LEJ. LEJ Rachell collection. New York, NY.

12) A. Hansen Studios. Austin Hansen collection. Schomberg Research Library. New York, NY.

13) Red Squad [videorecording] , directed by Howard Blatt, Steven Fischler, Francis Freedland and Joel Sucher. Cinema Guild, 1972.

14) Davies, Diana. Diana Davies Photograph Collection. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Library. Washungton, DC.

15) Bradley, Stefan. Harlem vs. Columbia University. Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 2009

Magazines, Journals

1) To Trap A Thief. Time. June 25, 1965.

2) “Rhetoric into Relevance.” www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,902248,00.html

3) Photo of Velma Hill. http://www.nysut.org/cps/rde/xchg/nysut/hs.xsl/honors_7317.htm

4) Kasindorf, Jeanie. 'Home Alone.' New York Magazine, Feb. 4th, 1991

5) Reeves, Richard. “Uncommon Gossip”. New York Magazine. Nov. 15. 1971.

Oral History Interviews (all 2008)

Fifteen interviews have been done between 2008-2009 with former members of Harlem CORE and CORE, including James Robinson, Susan Brownmiller and Waverly Howard. The other names will be released shortly.

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