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"The race's greatest opportunity since emancipation": the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Great War, and the South

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"The race's greatest opportunity since emancipation": the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Great War, and the South. / Sartain, Lee.

The American South and the Great War 1914-1924. ed. / Matthew Downs; M. Ryan Floyd. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2018. p. 162-180.

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Sartain L. "The race's greatest opportunity since emancipation": the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Great War, and the South. In Downs M, Floyd MR, editors, The American South and the Great War 1914-1924. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 2018. p. 162-180

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Sartain, Lee. / "The race's greatest opportunity since emancipation": the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Great War, and the South. The American South and the Great War 1914-1924. editor / Matthew Downs ; M. Ryan Floyd. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2018. pp. 162-180

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