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African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

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Robert W. Lentz Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lentz, Robert W.

Robert W. Lentz was a civil rights lawyer, originally from West Chester Pennsylvania. He worked with the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) in Mississippi; for two weeks in the summer of 1964, and served as a lawyer to aid volunteers who were jailed in Mississippi for their civil rights efforts. Lentz returned to Mississippi in November 1966 to help with voter rights in the general election.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-2001