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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 car parked in front of the Breland Ave. (Hattiesburg, Miss.) residence of Dr. C. E. Smith, president of the Forrest County chapter of the NAACP, damaged by gunshots around 3:00 a.m. February 20, 1968. According to a Hattiesburg American story that day, "there were two holes in the left-rear fender of the parked car."

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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 | 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
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=603