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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. Marchers sing on Forrest County courthouse steps.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Courthouses--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Police brutality--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American clergy--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Protest movements--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
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://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=493