Profiles of African American stage performers and theatre people, 1816-1960 by Bernard L. Peterson

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African American entertainers -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • African American theater -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-358) and index.

Book details

StatementBernard L. Peterson, Jr. ; foreword by James V. Hatch.
GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2286 .P46 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL59672M
ISBN 100313295344
LC Control Number99088456

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