The papers of Clarence Mitchell, Jr. by Clarence M. Mitchell

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens .

Written in English

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  • Mitchell, Clarence M. 1911-1984 -- Archives,
  • African Americans -- Archives,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Archives,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDenton L. Watson, editor, Elizabeth M. Nuxoll, associate editor.
GenreArchives., Sources.
ContributionsWatson, Denton L., Nuxoll, Elizabeth Miles, 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97.M63 A25 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3406604M
ISBN 100821416030, 0821416049
LC Control Number2005022302

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