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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:

Demonstrations associated with murder and funeral of civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer, January 1966, Hattiesburg (Miss.). Charles Evers, state NAACP field secretary, speaks at podium, unidentified location and date. Possibly one of nightly meetings held at St. James Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in the week prior to the January 15 funeral.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Assassination | Evers, Charles, 1922- | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American churches--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--Employees | Direct action--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Mass meetings--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | 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.

Related Materials:

Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://mdah.state.ms.us/arlib/contents/er/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=463