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Samuel Gompers and the negro workers, 1886-1914

Bernard Mandel

Samuel Gompers and the negro workers, 1886-1914

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gompers, Samuel.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. XL, No. 1, January, 1955.

    StatementBernard Mandel.
    SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in Black studies -- BC-190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19094816M


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