Black Americans : research on the aged

selected references, 1988-1992

Publisher: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]

Written in English
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StatementTangela G. Roe
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 9, fr. 00834
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p.
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Open LibraryOL15459980M

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