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The reason why the colored American is not in the World's Columbian Exposition : the Afro-American's contribution to Columbian literature

Author: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Robert W Rydell
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Expressly intended to demonstrate America's national progress toward utopia, the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago pointedly excluded the contributions of African Americans. An eloquent  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ida B Wells-Barnett; Robert W Rydell
ISBN: 0252024737 9780252024733 0252067843 9780252067846
OCLC Number: 40043703
Notes: Originally published: Chicago, 1893.
Description: xlviii, 81 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Frederick Douglass --
Class legislation / by Ida B. Wells --
The convict lease system --
Lynch law / by Ida B. Wells --
The progress of the Afro-American since emancipation / by I. Garland Penn --
The reason why / by F.I. Barnett.
Other Titles: Reason why
Responsibility: Ida B. Wells [and others] ; edited by Robert W. Rydell.

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