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88th NAACP Spingarn Medal

88th NAACP Spingarn Medal

presented Thursday, July 17, 2003, Miami Beach, Florida.

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Published by NAACP] in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- Medals.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Spingarn Medal.,
  • Medalists -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesEighty-eighth NAACP Spingarn Medal
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .A14 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22548963M
    LC Control Number2005541449


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