Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-2012

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Lawrence Guyot, born in 1939, was a civil rights voting registration activist and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) field secretary. He was also the chairman and delegate of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to the 1964 Democratic Convention in Atlantic City but was incarcerated while picketing in Hattiesburg.

From the description of An oral history with Mr. Lawrence Guyot, 1996 Sept. 7. 1997. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 37949699

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referencedIn Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party records, 1961-1972. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
creatorOf Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-. An oral history with Mr. Lawrence Guyot, 1996 Sept. 7. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2011 Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center Library of Congress,
referencedIn Southern Christian Leadership Conference. President's Office correspondence, 1958-1968. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
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creatorOf Romaine--Anne Romaine Interviews, 1966-1967 Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf The HistoryMakers Video Oral History with Lawrence Guyot The HistoryMakers
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associatedWith American Folklife Center corporateBody
associatedWith Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. corporateBody
associatedWith National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rachal, John. person
associatedWith Romaine, Anne. person
associatedWith Southern Christian Leadership Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
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Pass Christian (Miss.)
Washington (D.C.)
Civil rights workers--Interviews
Voter registration--History
Civil rights movements--History
City Government Employee
Civil Rights Activist


Birth 1939-07-17

Death 2012-11-23

Birth 19390717

Death 20121123



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