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Florida"s first black lawyers, 1869-1979

Florida"s first black lawyers, 1869-1979

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Published by Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association in [Florida] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American lawyers -- Florida -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementthe Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsVirgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF354.F58 F58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24069723M
    LC Control Number2010285317

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