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Famous Black Americans

Morrie Turner

Famous Black Americans

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Published by Judson Press in Valley Forge [Pa.] .
Written in English

  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Morrie and Letha Turner.
    ContributionsTurner, Letha, joint author.
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .T87 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5291107M
    ISBN 100817005919
    LC Control Number72011224

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