Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Mose Wright sits whittling outside the Sumner, Mississippi, court house on September 21, 1955, waiting to testify in the murder trial of his great nephew, Emmett Till. Till was staying at Wright's house when he was kidnapped and later murdered. Wright identified J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant as the men who took Till.
"Mose Wright, Sumner, Mississippi, 1955" (2021). Emmett Till. 11.
Wright, Mose, 1924-, Till, Emmett, 1941-1955