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African Americans in the Furniture City

the struggle for civil rights in Grand Rapids

by Randal Maurice Jelks

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana and Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Grand Rapids (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Grand Rapids
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids -- History.,
    • Civil rights movements -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids -- History.,
    • African Americans -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids -- Social conditions.,
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.) -- Race relations.,
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRandal Maurice Jelks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.G7 J45 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3406437M
      ISBN 100252030400, 0252073479
      ISBN 109780252030406, 9780252073472
      LC Control Number2005022113

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