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Moore, Lemuel C.; African American women

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Mrs. Mary F. Moore, wife of Mr. Lemuel C. Moore, who was thrown from a Seventh-Street car November 20, and seriously injured, has, through her attorney, Mr. W. Calvin Chase, affected a compromise with the company for $650. Mrs. Moore is one of the most accomplished trained nurses in the United States, having taken the medal at the training school of Howard University. She is an expert needle worker, and it is said that she has handled every known needle made. She is also an artist in drawing and painting, as well as an expert on the instrument. As a vocalist she cannot be surpassed. Mrs. Moore is from Augusta, Ga., and while there she was the organist in one of the largest churches in that place.

Mr. Moore, her husband, was formerly a member of the Mississippi Legislature, and he was regarded as one of the shrewdest politicians in the State during the Reconstruction period.

Mrs. Moore is a refined lady, who has a host of friends in this city, as well as in her native city, Augusta, Georgia.


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