Extra Resources

1. Monroe Work’s reports on lynching

Using an excerpt from his biography, learn more of the story about how Mr. Work’s documentation became the most trusted source in the country. Read excerpt

Length: 3 pages

2. Interview with Ms. Jessie Guzman

Ms. Guzman was a research assistant to Monroe Work back in 1923, and later took on the position herself as the Director of Records and Research. In this interview from 1986, she explains more about the data collection that went on in Mr. Work’s office. Read interview

Length: 5 pages