2 edition of African American workshop found in the catalog.
African American workshop
Presents an easy-to-read history of Afro-Americans from their origins on the second largest continent in the world, through the civil rights movement, to considerations for the future.
|Statement||by Lucille Wallower, assisted by Marilyn Miller Porter.|
|Contributions||Porter, Marilyn Miller, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||E185 .W25|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||132 p. :|
|Number of Pages||132|
|LC Control Number||76052052|
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