The Harold K. Brown Civil Rights Collection

Report on San Diego CORE by Louis Smith, March 29, 1965



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Report on San Diego CORE by Louis Smith, March 29, 1965


Field report from Louis S. Smith, Field Secretary for the Western Regional Office of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), discussing confrontations between rival factions within the San Diego chapter. The report includes the following sections: proposed changes to San Diego CORE’s constitution; letters from disgruntled members who were denied voting rights; a letter from L. Bud Gardner (an organizer with the Socialist Workers Party); and a letter of complaint to CORE’s national leadership regarding ten San Diego CORE members who were denied voting rights.


Louis Smith


March 29, 1965


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8.5 inches X 11 inches; 27 pages



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Louis Smith, “Report on San Diego CORE by Louis Smith, March 29, 1965,” Humanities Hub, accessed July 23, 2024,