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 Harriette Vyda <I>Simms</I> Moore

Harriette Vyda Simms Moore

Birth
Mims, Brevard County, Florida, USA
Death 3 Jan 1952 (aged 49)
Sanford, Seminole County, Florida, USA
Burial Mims, Brevard County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 6820096 · View Source
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Social Reformer. Wife of early Civil Rights Martyr Harry T. Moore. She was a black teacher in segregated Florida and supported and assisted her husbands efforts in winning equal rights for African Americans. On Christmas Day, 1951, a bomb that was planted under their home exploded, killing Harry. Harriette succumbed to her injuries nine days later. The crime remains unsolved.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Faith
  • Added: 4 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6820096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriette Vyda Simms Moore (19 Jun 1902–3 Jan 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6820096, citing LaGrange Cemetery, Mims, Brevard County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .