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|Creator:||Moncrief, Winfred H., 1923-|
|Title:||Smith, C. E. NAACP house, February 20, 1968|
|Date:||1968 Feb. 20|
Dr. C. E. Smith, president of the Forrest County chapter of the NAACP, looks out a front window of his Breland Ave. (Hattiesburg, Miss.) residence damaged by gunshots around 3:00 a.m. February 20, 1968. According to a Hattiesburg American story that day, the window "was broken by double-O slugs which then cut through a wall into the kitchen." 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. | 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 | Intimidation--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|
Moncrief (Winfred) Photograph Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi.
Forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/moncrief/image.php?display=item&item=596|