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Origins of the Black press New York, 1827-1847 by Bernell Tripp

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Published by Vision Press in Northport, Ala .
Written in English



  • New York (State)


  • African American press -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-97) and index.

Statementby Bernell Tripp.
LC ClassificationsPN4882.5 .T75 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1562545M
ISBN 100963070010
LC Control Number91044005

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