Samstein, Mendy, 1938-2007

Biography:

Civil rights worker who helped recruit students as part of the Mississippi Summer Project in 1964, served as a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and worked on behalf of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegation at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City. He survived a bomb blast at a house he was working at in McComb, Mississippi on July 8, 1964.

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