Ida B. Wells: The Tale of a True Journalist

Ida B. Wells/ Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library/ In this essay, I will sketch the biography of Wells’ life in terms of racial prejudice, highlighting her important publications within the context of her personal experiences. “The Princess of the Press,” Ida B. Wells used her voice and her pen to battle … Continue reading Ida B. Wells: The Tale of a True Journalist

“The Yellow Wall-Paper”

Joseph Henry Hatfield?, illustrator. First page of "The Yellow Wall-Paper" by Charlotte Perkins Stetson [Gilman]. The New England Magazine, January 1892. Image from Cornell University Library via HathiTrust. In 1892, Charlotte Perkins Stetson, later Gilman, published “The Yellow Wallpaper” in the New England Magazine, an illustrated literary monthly. A semi-autobiographical tale, Gilman’s story relays through … Continue reading “The Yellow Wall-Paper”