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African Americans in Iowa a chronicle of contributions, 1830-1992 by Frances E. Hawthorne

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Published by F.E. Hawthorne in Des Moines, Iowa .
Written in English



  • Iowa


  • African Americans -- Iowa -- History -- Chronology.,
  • Iowa -- History -- Chronology.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Frances E. Hawthorne.
LC ClassificationsE185.93.I64 H39 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 75, [20] p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1528972M
LC Control Number93220566

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