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A girl stands at the door

Rachel Devlin

A girl stands at the door

the generation of young women who desegregated America"s schools

by Rachel Devlin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational equalization,
  • Segregation in education,
  • School integration,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • Discrimination in education,
  • African American girls,
  • Education,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRachel Devlin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC212.52 .D48 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 342 pages
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958349M
    ISBN 101541697332
    ISBN 109781541697331
    LC Control Number2017055188
    OCLC/WorldCa1003309468

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