African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi
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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.