Brooklyn Core Oral History

A digital project from Pratt's School of Information

This archive presents the oral history of the Brooklyn chapter of CORE through recordings with key members recounting the major campaigns from 1960-1966.

Elaine Bibuld

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Subject

Congress of Racial Equality. Brooklyn Chapter
Civil rights movements—New York (State)—New York
Race relations—New York (State)—New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)—History

Description

Elaine Bibuld joined Brooklyn CORE in 1962 during Operation Clean Sweep. She is best known for fighting inadequacy due to racial bias in the public school system. With Brooklyn CORE, she organized, a campaign against racial segregation in Brooklyn Public Schools and was central in organizing most of their major campaigns.

In this recording, Elaine discusses her experiences with racism in post-war Brooklyn, her role in CORE’s School Integration Campaign and her arrest at Downstate.

Creator

Purnell, Brian

Source

Cassette 7

Publisher

Brooklyn Public Library

Date

2001-02-18

Contributor

Bibuld McField, Elaine

Rights

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Format

audio/MPA
Side A 30 min, Side B 8 min

Language

en-US

Type

Sound

Identifier

07_E_Bibuld

Coverage

Brooklyn (borough)
1930-2001

Citation

Purnell, Brian, “Elaine Bibuld,” Brooklyn Core Oral History, accessed October 22, 2020, http://brklyncore.prattsi.org/items/show/119.