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|Creator:||Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-|
March 1968, Forrest County Circuit Court (Hattiesburg, Miss.) trial of Cecil V. Sessums for the January 1966 murder of Vernon Dahmer and the firebombing of his house and store. County Prosecutor James Dukes (left) and District Attorney James Finch (right) at the courthouse. This photograph appeared on page one of the March 11, 1968, Hattiesburg American.
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|Types:||Black-and-white photographs | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Dukes, James K. | Finch, James S. | Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Assassination | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi | Trials (Murder)--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Public prosecutors--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Arson--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Hattiesburg | United States, Mississippi, Forrest County|
|Collection:||Moncrief photograph collection|
|Institution:||Mississippi Department of Archives and History|
|Contributors:||Mississippi. Department of Archives and History|
Moncrief (Winfred) Photograph Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.
Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=359|