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Leo Wotitzky / interviewed by David Seth Walker

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Creator:Wotitzky, Leo, 1924-
Creator:Walker, David Seth
Creator:University of South Florida Libraries. Florida Studies Center. Oral History Program
Title:Leo Wotitzky / interviewed by David Seth Walker
Date:2004 Mar. 8
Description:

Leo Wotitzky, attorney and former member of the Florida House of Representatives (1938-1950), discusses his political career and his role in school desegregation, particularly the Virgil Hawkins case to integrate the University of Florida law school. While in the House, Wotitzky was chairman of the House Education Committee.

Interview conducted March 8, 2001.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Sound recordings | Sound | Text
Subjects:Wotitzky, Leo, 1924- | Civil rights--Florida--Cases | Civil rights workers--Interviews | Civil rights workers--Florida | College integration--Florida--Interviews | Florida--Politics and government | United States, Florida, 27.664827, -81.515754
Collection:Florida Civil Rights Oral Histories
Institution:University of South Florida Libraries
Contributors:University of South Florida. Tampa Library
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Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.lib.usf.edu/SFS0022276/00001
Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.lib.usf.edu/ohpi/?doi=F55-00019&packageid=SFS0022276