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Negro firsts in sports

A. S. Young

Negro firsts in sports

by A. S. Young

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Published by Johnson Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • African American athletes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. S. "Doc" Young. With illus. by Herbert Temple.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 Y6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301 p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5858844M
    LC Control Number62021535

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