Ida B. Wells, standing left, with Maurine Moss, widow of Tom Moss, lynched in Memphis March 9, 1892, with Tom Moss Jr.
Griffin, W. F.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett (left), activist, journalist, teacher, and anti-lynching leader. She is pictured with the family of Thomas H. Moss, Sr., Maurine, Betty, and Thomas, Jr. Mr. Moss, a postman and grocery store owner, was lynched in Memphis, Tennessee, 9 March 1892. The photograph was taken in Indianapolis, Indiana where his wife and children had relocated after the murder.