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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. Billy Roy Pitts (second from right) escorted by U.S. deputy marshals into courthouse to testify against Sessums.
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|Types:||Black-and-white photographs | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Assassination | Pitts, Billy Roy--Trials, litigation, etc. | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi | Trials (Murder)--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Violence against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Arson--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||Mississippi Department of Archives and History||Contributors:||Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History||Online Publisher:||Jackson, Miss.: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Archives and Library | 2007||Original Material:|
Moncrief (Winfred) Photograph Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.
Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://mdah.state.ms.us/arlib/contents/er/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=362|