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Piedmont Afro-American humanists on review a biographical directory of humanists in the Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem, North Carolina area

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Published by Triad Youth on the Move for the Humanities, Dept. of English, North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Greensboro Region (N.C.),
  • High Point Region (N.C.),
  • Winston-Salem Region (N.C.),
  • North Carolina,
  • Greensboro Region,
  • High Point Region,
  • Winston-Salem Region

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- North Carolina -- Greensboro Region -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- North Carolina -- High Point Region -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- North Carolina -- Winston-Salem Region -- Biography.,
  • Greensboro Region (N.C.) -- Biography.,
  • High Point Region (N.C.) -- Biography.,
  • Winston-Salem Region (N.C.) -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Sandra Carlton Alexander ; assistant editors, Jean Marie Bright, Jesse Suggs.
ContributionsAlexander, Sandra Carlton, 1947-, Bright, Jean Marie., Suggs, Jesse., Triad Youth on the Move for the Humanities.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF264.G8 P53 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3256127M
LC Control Number83174894

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