Wells-Barnett, Ida B.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B.

Wells-Barnett, Ida B.
Formal 5
I: Individuals and Groups
Ida B. Wells-Barnett, activist, journalist, teacher, and anti-lynching crusader. She is pictured wearing a button she created to publicize a memorial service for African American combatants court-martialed and hanged in Houston, Texas in the summer of 1917. The button's text reads "In Memoriam Martyred Negro Soldiers Dec. 11, 1917.
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931 | African American soldiers | Activists | Journalists | Executions (Events) | Commemoratives
Webb Studio
Photographic prints; 23.8 x 18.9 cm
Chicago, Illinois
Wells, Ida B., Papers
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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