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Black inventors of America

  • 143 Pages
  • 3.57 MB
  • English
National Bk. Co. , Portland, OR
African American inventors -- Biography., Inventions -- United States -- History -- 19th century., Inventions -- United States -- History -- 20th cent


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StatementMcKinley Burt, Jr.
LC ClassificationsT39 .B87 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 143, [1] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2629902M
ISBN 10089420095X
LC Control Number85200437

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