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200 years of West Indian-American contributions

Herman Hall

200 years of West Indian-American contributions

by Herman Hall

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Published by Herman Hall Associates in [Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West Indian Americans -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statement[written by H. Hall].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.W54 H34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4943076M
    LC Control Number76370601

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