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6 edition of Historic Black women found in the catalog.

Historic Black women

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Published by Empak Enterprises in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by Richard L. Green].
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
    SeriesAn Empak "Black history" publication series ;, v. 1
    ContributionsGreen, Richard L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .H54 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2229765M
    ISBN 100922162751, 0922162794
    LC Control Number89082600

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