Resources

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Crusade for Justice:  The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells 

Edited by her daughter, Alfreda M. Duster 

University of Chicago Press, 1970 

434 pages


Work by Ida B. Wells Descendants


Ida From Abroad:  The Timeless Writings of Ida B. Wells from England in 1894
Edited by Michelle Duster
Foreword by Troy Duster, Ph.D.
BW Publishing, 2010
170 pages


Ida In Her Own Words:  The Timeless Writings of Ida B. Wells from 1893 Edited by Michelle Duster 

Foreword by Troy Duster, Ph.D.

BW Publishing, 2008 

104 pages 


Tate and His Historic Dream (includes Ida B. Wells)
Bernard C. Turner and Michelle Duster
Highlights of Chicago Press, 2014
40 pages


The Ladies Car (play)

Tiana L. Ferrell



Adult Books That Include Input from Ida B. Wells Descendants


Ida:  A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching
Paula J. Giddings
HarperCollins, 2008
800 pages


Ida B. Wells-Barnett & American Reform 1880-1930
Patricia A. Schechter
The University of North Carolina Press, 2001
386 pages

Political Pioneer of the Press  (text book)

Lori Amber Roessner & Jodi L. Rightler-McDaniels (editors)

Lexington Books, 2018

244 pages



Children's Books That Include Input from Ida B. Wells Descendants


Ida B. Wells:  Mother of the Civil Rights Movement
Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin
Hougton Mifflin Company, 2000
178 pages

Let's Meet Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Helen Frost
Chelsea House Publishers, 2004
32 pages


Documentary Film That Included Input from Ida B. Wells Descendants
Ida B. Wells:  A Passion for Justice
1989 PBS documentary film, directed by William Greaves



Interactive Map 

Shows Cities and Venues 

Where Ida Spoke During Her 1893 and 1894 Speaking Tours in the United Kingdom 


Organizations That Have Included Input from Ida B. Wells Descendants


Chicago Literary Hall of Fame

Inducted Ida B. Wells in 2011


DuSable Museum

Showcases Ida's desk


Heritage Tours in Memphis, TN 

Link to company that tours locations important in Ida B. Wells' life 


Highlights of Chicago Chicago-based tours of a variety of neighborhoods including Bronzeville, which is where Ida B. Wells lived, worked, and raised her family. 


Ida B's Table

Baltimore restaurant


Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum

House museum on property where Ida was born


Ida B. Wells Commemorative Art Committee

Effort to build monument in Chicago to Ida B. Wells.  Two descendants of Ida B. Wells are on the committee


National Women's Hall of Fame 

Inducted Ida B. Wells in 1988 


NubianJak

Created plaque to honor Ida B. Wells in Birmingham, England in 2019


Portrait of Ida B. Wells at Harvard 

Jane J. Mansbridge with portrait that was commissioned in 2006 (Patricia Watwood - artist)


Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church

Historic church where Ida B. Wells delivered many of her speeches


Rust College 

Ida B. Wells' alma mater - an HBCU located in Holly Springs, MS


Smithsonian NMAAHC

Includes dishes and exhibit on Ida B. Wells


Tennessee History for Kids 

Designed to educate children about the history of Tennessee.  Ida B. Wells is featured.


University of Chicago Regenstein Library 

The U of C library has majority of the personal papers on Ida B. Wells