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The biographical dictionary of Black Americans

by Rachel Kranz

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Dictionaries, Juvenile.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    Comprises short sketches of the lives of Afro-Americans who made significant contributions in the arts, politics, sports, and religion, among other fields.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 190) and index.

    StatementRachel C. Kranz.
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries, Juvenile., Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .K73 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1887797M
    ISBN 100816023247
    LC Control Number90049085

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