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African Americans of Petersburg

Amina Luqman-Dawson

African Americans of Petersburg

by Amina Luqman-Dawson

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Virginia -- Petersburg -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Petersburg (Va.) -- History -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

    StatementAmina Luqman-Dawson.
    GenrePictorial works
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF234.P4 L36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23185979M
    ISBN 100738554146
    ISBN 109780738554143
    LC Control Number2008921896
    OCLC/WorldCa251192816

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InPetersburg added to the Virginia history it had long been making by becoming the first city in the state to elect a majority-black City Council in modern times. That distinction, as well as many others, is among the history that Amina Luqman-Dawson recounts in African Americans of Petersburg ( pages, Arcadia Publishing, $)/5(3).

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