National Action Conference for Civil Rights, April 19-20, 1942, Washington D.C.
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Published by Royal Fireworks Press in Unionville, N.Y, Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil rights -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Discrimination -- United States -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesRoyal Fireworks Human Rights Library
StatementThe National Federation for Constitutional Liberties.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsNational Federation for Constitutional Liberties., National Action Conference for Civil Liberties (1942 : Washington, D.C.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 N29 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination[43] p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22439699M
ISBN 10088092196X

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