Ida B. Wells

unknown photographerc. 1893

California Museum

California Museum
Sacramento, United States

Civil rights leader Ida B. Wells used her work as a journalist, educator, and activist to battle inequality. She condemned lynching through powerful newspaper articles, promoted suffrage,, and encouraged women of color to become active in politics.


  • Title: Ida B. Wells
  • Creator: unknown photographer
  • Date Created: c. 1893
  • Location Created: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Subject Keywords: women's suffrage
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: National Park Service

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