It wasnt in her lifetime, but it was handed down

four Black oral histories of Massachusetts

Publisher: Office of the Massachusetts Secretary of State in [Boston, Mass.]

Written in English
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  • African Americans -- Massachusetts -- History -- Biography.,
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  • Massachusetts -- History -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Other titlesFour Black oral histories of Massachusetts.
Statementedited by Eleanor Wachs (Commonwealth Museum at Columbia Point).
ContributionsWachs, Eleanor F., Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State., Commonwealth Museum at Columbia Point.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/01540 (F)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1989352M
LC Control Number90622012

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