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"The Reign of Mob Law: Iola’s Opinion of Doings in the Southern Field," New York Age, February 18, 1893, combined with "The Lynchers Wince," New York Age, September 19, 1891

1891-09-08, 1893-02-18
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931
Typescript and hand-written texts of two editorials written by Ida B. Wells under the penname "Iola." The articles, written for the African-American newspaper the New York Age, document lynchings and community self-defense in southern states.