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Smith, C. E. NAACP house, Feb 20, 1968

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Creator:Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-
Title:Smith, C. E. NAACP house, Feb 20, 1968
Date:1968 Feb. 20

The Breland Ave. (Hattiesburg, Miss.) residence of Dr. C. E. Smith, president of the Forrest County chapter of the NAACP, was damaged by gunshots around 3:00 a.m. February 20, 1968. According to a Hattiesburg American story that day, Dr. Smith, his wife, and three children slept through the attack and were not injured.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Smith, C. E.--Homes and haunts | African American civil rights workers--Crimes against--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | African Americans--Mississippi--Social conditions--20th century | Hate crimes--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Offenses against property--Mississippi--Hattiesburg | Hattiesburg (Miss.)--Race relations--20th century | 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=594