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Harlem CORE | photos of Harlem CORE chairmen
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photos of Harlem CORE chairmen


This collection consists of photos of Harlem CORE's chairmen.


This is a photo of Gladys Harrington, Harlem CORE's first chairman (1961-1963) and the Northeast Regional Representative for CORE at this time.
She was chairman when the chapter was still in midtown Manhattan and remained chairman of New York…

This is a photo of both Roy Innis (in the dashiki) and his successor/ protege as chairman of Harlem CORE (1968-1969), Victor Solomon (in the suit). Solomon went on to become the national associate director for CORE but eventually left over…

This is a photo of former Harlem Core leaders Innis (center) and Solomon (left) after they had become national director and associate national director. Waverly Yates (right, sitting on desk) here is the western regional director for CORE. He would…

This is a photo of Gladys Harrington and James Peck under the Statue of Liberty, taken during New York CORE's 'Fast For Freedom' protests in support of the southern Freedom Riders movement. This photo speaks to Gladys Harrington, the national CORE…

photo of Cyril Boynes, Jr.., Harlem CORE chairman (1973-1975) and nephew of Roy Innis.
According to his profile at, he is a graduate of Hunter College and NYU and a former intructor at Queens College. He is also still listed as a…