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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African American women -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1926 ed.

GenreBiography.
SeriesThe Black heritage library collection
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.96 .B84 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5705253M
ISBN 100836987616
LC Control Number70152917
OCLC/WorldCa132703

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