On the evening of December 25, 1951, a bomb exploded under the house of Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Moore in Mims, Florida. The explosion killed Mr. Moore instantly. Mr. Moore’s wife, Harriette V. Moore, died nine days later from injuries incurred during the explosion. The bomb, constructed of dynamite, was placed directly under the Moore’s bedroom.
Tuesday, December 25, 1951
Harry T. Moore, Harriette V. Moore
Civil Rights Division
Updated May 4, 2017