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Dahmer, House/Store, 1966

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Creator:Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-
Title:Dahmer, House/Store, 1966

Luranie Heidelberg, Vernon Dahmer's aunt, looks at the smoking ruins of the store in the Kelly Settlement (Hattiesburg, Miss.), where she worked and resided the morning it was firebombed on January 10, 1966. Heidelberg, 84, escaped from the back of the burning structure.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966 | Heidelberg, Luranie | Arson--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Murder--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi | Bombings--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Incendiary bombs | Intimidation--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Crimes 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
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://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=523