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2 edition of improving economic status of the Negro in the District of Columbia. found in the catalog.

improving economic status of the Negro in the District of Columbia.

District of Columbia. Dept. of Public Welfare.

improving economic status of the Negro in the District of Columbia.

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Published by Division of Research and Statistics, Dept. of Public Welfare in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Economic conditions.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.93.D6 A5 1954c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationunpaged.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6171034M
      LC Control Number54063043
      OCLC/WorldCa10623679


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