Resources

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 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


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


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


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


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


University of Chicago Regenstein Library 

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


Tennessee History for Kids 

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


Rust College 

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


Chicago Literary Hall of Fame

Inducted Ida B. Wells in 2011


National Women's Hall of Fame
Inducted Ida B. Wells in 1988


DuSable Museum

Showcases Ida's desk


Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum

House museum on property where Ida was born


Smithsonian NMAAHC

Includes dishes and exhibit on Ida B. Wells


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.


Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church

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


Portrait of Ida B. Wells at Harvard 

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