The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Ida B. Wells" using the following search strategies:
- Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
Ida B. Wells, lynch, lynching, negro, Red Record.
- It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
- Try variations on names or terms. Ida B. Wells was sometimes referred to as “Ida Wells,” “Ida B. Wells-Barnett” or “Ida Wells-Barnett.” For best results use the proximity search for Ida within 5 words of Wells.