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:

http://books.google.com/books?id=jEnhsdRlFB4C&pg=PP1&dq=inauthor:Ida+inauthor:B+inauthor:Wells+inauthor:Barnett#PPR11,M1

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

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/w#a5765

Also at Internet Archive:

http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=ida%20wells%20AND%20mediatype%3Atexts

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

http://books.google.com/books?id=VNcKXc7ptQsC&dq=inauthor:Ida+inauthor:B+inauthor:Wells+inauthor:Barnett

http://www.amazon.com/Crusade-Justice-Autobiography-Biographies-Autobiographies/dp/0226893448/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225038687&sr=1-2

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

http://www.amazon.com/Ida-Sword-Campaign-Against-Lynching/dp/0060519215/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225038687&sr=1-1

Enjoy.

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