Ice cutting crew on east shore of Lake Waconia. Large group of men wearing work clothes and heavy jackets standing in front of a building, snow in foreground. Another building in background. Circa 1918-1925.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett, undated. Wells-Barnett was born a slave in Mississippi. She made her fame as a journalist in Memphis, where she began a long career of reporting on lynchings in the South and elsewhere.