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Dahmer, demonstrations, Jan 1966

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Creator:Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-
Title:Dahmer, demonstrations, Jan 1966
Date:1966 Jan.
Description:

Demonstration on morning of Vernon Dahmer's funeral, January 15, 1966, Hattiesburg (Miss.). Marchers gather at Forrest County courthouse steps, watched by media. Second row from front to immediate right of flag bearer: J. C. Fairley (black male with hat and glasses), Forrest County NAACP chapter president, and Charles Evers (black male in dark overcoat), state NAACP field secretary.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Assassination | Evers, Charles, 1922- | Fairley, J. C. (Jimmy Carter), 1921- | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Arrest--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Direct action--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Law enforcement officers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Courthouses--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Flags--United States | Hattiesburg (Miss.) | Forrest County (Miss.)
Collection:Moncrief photograph 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.

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Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://mdah.state.ms.us/arlib/contents/er/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=447