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School desegregation in Newport News City, Virginia a report by United States Commission on Civil Rights. Virginia State Advisory Committee.

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Published by The Commission in [Washington] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Virginia,
  • Newport News.

Subjects:

  • School integration -- Virginia -- Newport News.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by the Virginia Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC214.23.N38 U54 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 26 p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4690912M
LC Control Number77602456

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