1919: Poems by Eve L. Ewing

Downloadable Teaching Guide
Book cover of 1919 Poems by Eve L Ewing
Haymarket Books

Shortly after WWI, the United States experienced Red Summer, a tumultuous period of racial violence. Eve L. Ewing’s book of poetry tells the story of the 1919 Chicago Race Riot through the eyes of everyday people and explores the similarities between America’s past and present day. This downloadable companion teaching guide includes historical background, activities and lessons.