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Madame C.J. Walker (Nation builders biographies)

Deborah Stone

Madame C.J. Walker (Nation builders biographies)

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Published by Quercus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women,
  • Biography,
  • Cosmetics industry,
  • Readers for new literates,
  • United States,
  • Walker, C. J,
  • Women in business

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12033153M
    ISBN 101556755767
    ISBN 109781556755767
    OCLC/WorldCa25818868


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