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  • Title: Moncrief Collection photograph
  • Author: Winfred Moncrief
  • Publisher: MDAH
  • Source: forms part of Moncrief Photograph Collection
  • Date original created: 1968-05
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  • Caption: Sessums Trial, May 1968
  • Print Number: 697
  • Description: March 1968, Forrest County Circuit Court (Hattiesburg, Miss.) trial of Cecil V. Sessum for the January 1966 murder of Vernon Dahmer and the firebombing of his house and store. Sessum (left), escorted by unidentified man, exits jail to walk to the courthouse.
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