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March, Negro, July 29, 1967

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Creator:Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-
Title:March, Negro, July 29, 1967
Date:1967 July 29

Demonstration July 29, 1967, Hattiesburg (Miss.), to protest the shooting of Lonnie Charles McGee on July 27 by patrolman Willie McGilvery. Part of activities associated with July-August economic boycott of city buses and businesses. Protesters, led by Rev. J. C. Killingsworth (tall, black male in hat and suit) and Rev. Milton Barnes (black male in shirtsleeves and sunglasses), march toward downtown, following route that began at Mobile and East 7th streets and proceeded along Mobile and Batson to Forrest County courthouse, according to a Hattiesburg American newspaper article July 29, 1967.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Barnes, Milton | Killingsworth, J. C., 1921-2007 | Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hattiesburg (Miss.)--History--20th century | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Direct actions--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American clergy--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Police brutality--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Railroads--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Violence against--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
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Moncrief (Winfred) Photograph Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.

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Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.

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