3 edition of Blacks in Pennsylvania history found in the catalog.
1983 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in Harrisburg .
Written in English
|Statement||David McBride, editor.|
|Contributions||McBride, David, 1949-, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission., Black History in Pennsylvania Conference (1979 : Pittsburgh, Pa.)|
|LC Classifications||E185.93.P41 B53 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 129 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||129|
|LC Control Number||87142651|
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