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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Cleveland (Ohio),
  • Ohio,
  • Cleveland

Subjects:

  • Stokes, Carl,
  • African American mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Biography,
  • Mayors -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
  • Cleveland (Ohio) -- Race relations,
  • Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-235) and index.

StatementLeonard N. Moore.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF499.C653 S866 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939667M
ISBN 100252027604
LC Control Number2001007063

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