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Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931

LC control no.n 50017823
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Personal name headingWells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
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Variant(s)Wells, Ida B., 1862-1931
Barnett, Ida B. Wells-, 1862-1931
Iola, 1862-1931
See alsoFounded corporate body of person: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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Other standard no.0000000083935290
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1862-07-16
Death date1931-03-25
Place of birthHolly Springs (Miss.)
Place of deathChicago (Ill.)
Field of activityCivil rights--United States Women's rights--United States
AffiliationIda B. Wells Woman's Club
Shaw University (Holly Springs, Miss.) Negro Fellowship League Alpha Suffrage Club (Ill.)
Profession or occupationSlaves Civil rights workers Authors Newspaper editors
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Found inOn lynchings, 1969.
LC data base, 1-13-86 (hdg.: Barnett, Ida B. Wells, 1862-1931, usage: Ida B. Wells; Ida B. Wells-Barnett)
Enc. of Amer. Biog., 1974: p. 1178 (Wells-Barnett, Ida B.)
To tell the truth freely, 2009: ECIP galley (Ida B. Wells; her journalistic pen name was Iola)
Black Women in America, Second Edition, accessed September 19, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Wells-Barnett, Ida B.; Ida Bell Wells-Barnett; slave, civil rights activist, newspaper editor/publisher; born 16 July 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States; trained at Shaw University in Holly Springs (renamed Rust College); editor, Memphis Free Speech and Headlight (1889); president of the Ida B. Wells Club; opened the Negro Fellowship League (1910); signed the 1909 call for the formation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; organized the Alpha Suffrage Club, Illinois (1913); delegate to the National American Woman Suffrage Association's suffrage parade (3 March 1913), Washington, D.C.; ran unsuccessfully for the Illinois senate as an independent candidate (1930); died 25 March 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Wikipedia, 9 Sept. 2020 (Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, born July 16, 1862 in Holly Springs, Miss., died March 25, 1931 in Chicago, Ill., aged 68; an American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the civil rights movement; one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); over the course of a lifetime dedicated to combating prejudice and violence, and the fight for African American equality, especially that of women, Wells arguably became the most famous black woman in America)
Wikipedia, 8 Sept. 2020: in an entry for NAACP (The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as an interracial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans by a group including W.E.B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington, Moorfield Storey and Ida B. Wells; its mission in the 21st century is "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination")
National bib agency no.1035H8024E
Associated languageeng
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