Wells-Barnett, Ida B. (1862-1931)

Wells-Barnett, Ida B.

16 July 1862 – 22 March 1931

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Pertinent Archives:

Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Frederick Douglass Papers (correspondence) (http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/)

University of Illinois at Chicago Circle Library, Manuscript Collection (first issue of “The Alpha Suffrage Record” [1914] broadside of the first black suffrage club in Chicago, founded by Wells) (http://library.uic.edu/home/collections/manuscripts-and-rare-books)

University of Minnesota Libraries, Children’s Literature Research Collections (manuscript of Eve Merriam’s Independent Voices that includes poetry on Wells) (http://special.lib.umn.edu/clrc/)

Legacy References:

Davis, Simone W. “The ‘Weak Race’ and the Winchester: Political Voices in the Pamphlets of Ida B. Wells-Barnett.” Legacy 12.2 (1995): 77-97.

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