CORE-sponsored pickets of McCrory’s and Woolworth’s on Canal Street

Connie Harse

Amistad Research Center

Amistad Research Center
New Orleans, United States

In April 1961, the New Orleans branch of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) conducted protests against lunch counter segregation at businesses in New Orleans. This photograph of Doris Jean Castle was taken by CORE member Connie (Bradford) Harse during demonstrations in front of Woolworth's and McCory's on Canal Street.


  • Title: CORE-sponsored pickets of McCrory’s and Woolworth’s on Canal Street
  • Creator: Connie Harse
  • Subject Keywords: Civil rights demonstrations--Louisiana
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by the Amistad Research Center. The materials in this exhibition are being made available for personal and scholarly research use only. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. If you are the rightful copyright holder of an item represented in this exhibition and wishes to have it removed, please submit a request to reference@amistadresearchcenter.org including proof of ownership and clear identification of the work, preferably with URL.
  • Repository: Amistad Research Center
  • Extent: 3 x 5 in.
  • Date: 1961
  • Collection: Connie Harse papers

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