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Ferdinand L. Barnett with daughter, Alfreda, 1919

Alfreda M. Barnett (left), daughter of lawyer Ferdinand Lee Barnett (right), publisher of The Conservator, the first African American newspaper in Chicago, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett, activist, journalist, teacher, and anti-lynching leader. They are pictured in the backyard of their Chicago home at 3624 Grand Boulevard.