Curiosity Kits inspire exploration and learning of history through place. These multi-piece resources include articles that explore historic places and provide educational activities for life-long learners. This kit focuses on the life and work of journalist and activist Ida B. Wells. You’ll also find activities and discussion questions for learners of all ages.
Ida B. Wells came to fame as an anti-lynching advocate, investigative journalist, and trained sociologist. During the 1890s, she wrote “A Red Record: Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynchings in the United States,” and “Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in all its Phases.” Read more
This article offers activities relating to Ida B. Wells and her work with women's suffrage and African American civil rights. Read more