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"Local leadership": the role of women in the Louisiana branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Louisiana, 1920-1939

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"Local leadership": the role of women in the Louisiana branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Louisiana, 1920-1939. / Sartain, Lee.

In: Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association, Vol. XLVI, No. 3, 2005, p. 311-331.

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Sartain, Lee. / "Local leadership": the role of women in the Louisiana branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Louisiana, 1920-1939. In: Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association. 2005 ; Vol. XLVI, No. 3. pp. 311-331.

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