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Black migration movement North, 1900-1920 by Florette Henri

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964,
  • African Americans -- Employment,
  • Rural-urban migration -- United States,
  • United States -- Race relations

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Edition Notes

StatementFlorette Henri.
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .H489
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 419 p. ;
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5048643M
ISBN 10038504030X
LC Control Number74009453

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