Twelve Negro Americans.

  • 180 Pages
  • 3.27 MB
  • English
Books for Libraries Press , Freeport, N.Y
African Americans -- Biog
SeriesEssay index reprint series
LC ClassificationsE185.96 .J46 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 180 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5074403M
ISBN 100836911431
LC Control Number74086764

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