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Funk, Isaac K. (Kaufmann), 1839-1912; The Literary Digest [Vol. IX, No. 15 (August 11, 1894)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09896 Author/Creator: Funk, Isaac K. (Kaufmann), 1839-1912; Place Written: New York, New York Type: Magazine Date: 11 August 1894 Pagination: 32 p. ; 31.1 x 23.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of The Literary Digest dated New York, August 11, 1894. Consists of articles related to current events, literature, science, religion, international affairs and other topics. An article entitled "An Anti-Lynching Crusade in America Begun" pertains to Ida B. Wells's campaign against lynchings of African Americans in the United States. Printed are reactions to Wells's work that some felt was unnecessary and others encouraged her to carry on.

People: Wells, Ida B., 1862-1931

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: LynchingAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansActivismRace discriminationRacismWomen's HistoryWomen's RightsSenateElectionPoliticiansPoliticsLibraryKoreaCatholicismCatholicismStereotypes

Sub Era: The Gilded Age

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