Alice Barnes, American activist by Manny Cruz

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Published by Connections Publications in San Diego .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Barnes, Alice, 1907-,
  • Feminists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statement[authors, Manny Cruz and Nikki Symington].
ContributionsSymington, Nikki.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1413.B37 C79 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3513260M
ISBN 100911719008
LC Control Number82074177

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