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Dahmer, case suspects, Jan 1968

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Creator:Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-
Title:Dahmer, case suspects, Jan 1968
Date:1968 Jan. 3

January 25, 1968, arrest photo of Lester Thornton, who was arraigned in Forrest County Circuit Court (Hattiesburg, Miss.) on charges of murder of Vernon Dahmer and arson of his house and store January 10, 1966.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Identification photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966--Assassination | Thornton, Lester | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Mississippi | Forrest County (Miss.)--History | Arrest--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African American civil rights workers--Violence against | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against | Murder--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Arson--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | White supremacy movements--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Intimidation | 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=580