The death and funeral of Lucy Moore in Bristol in 1920 attracted a lot of local attention. She was Bristol’s only Black American resident celebrity, and, it was claimed, the fattest woman in the world. Learn more about this timid star of the travelling circus.
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Bournemouth Graphic - Thursday 05 April 1917
Bournemouth Graphic - Friday 27 July 1917
Leeds Mercury - Friday 01 October 1920
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