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Racial tensions in Tennessee

Racial tensions in Tennessee

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Published by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Southern Regional Office in Atlanta, GA (101 Marietta St., Atlanta 30303) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Tennessee.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Civil rights -- Tennessee.,
    • Tennessee -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
      ContributionsUnited States Commission on Civil Rights. Tennessee State Advisory Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF445.A1 R33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL731516M
      LC Control Number97121042

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