Moore, Roy K., 1914-2008
FBI agent who opened the Bureau's first office in Mississippi in 1964. Moore led the Mississippi Burning, the 1963 Birmingham church bombing, and Dahmer arson and murder investigations. Other notable cases Moore took part in were a series of killings on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the kidnapping of the editor of the Atlanta Constitution, the American Indian Movement siege at Wounded Knee, S.D., and the kidnapping of Patty Hearst by the Symbionese Liberation Army in San Francisco.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- SEDFRE--Schwerner Application to CORE (Copy), 1963, and Clippings, Press Releases, and News Summaries, 1964 (Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Equality records, 1944-1976; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 546, Box 1, Folder 10) (Clippings (information artifacts))
- Walker--WATS Line reports 1964-1965 (Samuel Walker papers, 1964-1966; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 655, Box 1, Folder 4) (Reports)
- Moncrief photograph collection (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)