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The story of the Illinois Federation of Colored Women"s Clubs

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Published by G.K. Hall, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Illinois Federation of Colored Women"s Clubs -- History.,
    • Order of the Eastern Star -- History.,
    • African American women -- Illinois -- Societies and clubs -- History.,
    • African American women -- Illinois -- Biography.,
    • African American freemasonry -- History.,
    • Women and freemasonry -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHistory of the Order of the Eastern Star among colored people.
      StatementElizabeth Lindsay Davis. The history of the Order of the Eastern Star among colored people / Mrs. S. Joe Brown ; introduction by Sheila Smith McKoy.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesAfrican-American women writers, 1910-1940
      ContributionsSmith McKoy, Sheila., Brown, S. Joe, Mrs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.93.I2 D38 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1004853M
      ISBN 100783814224
      LC Control Number96044607
      OCLC/WorldCa35814808


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