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Jan. 3, 1891: After Wounded Knee Massacre, L. Frank Baum Called for Total Annihilation of Native Americans

It was one hundred thirty years ago today, on January 3, 1891, that L. Frank Baum published an editorial in the aftermath of the Wounded Knee Massacre that called for the total annihilation of the Native American population. Baum would, nine years later, write The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Read on for Baum’s editorial in the…