Ida B. Wells

Ida B. WellsIn Death at the Fair, Ida B. Wells is distributing her pamphlet THE REASON WHY THE COLORED AMERICAN IS NOT IN THE WORLD’S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION: THE AFRO-AMERICAN’S CONTRIBUTION TO COLUMBIAN LITERATURE   See a preview of this books on Google Book Search at:,M1

If you want to read some of the other publications that Ida B. Wells published, a few have been put online at Gutenberg:

Also at Internet Archive:

If you want to learn more about this great American woman, by all means read her autobiography CRUSADE FOR JUSTICE

And a biography was published just last year by Paula Giddings a professor at Smith College.  It is called Ida: A Sword Among Lions