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Freedom writer

Virginia Foster Durr, letters from the civil rights years

by Virginia Foster Durr

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Durr, Virginia Foster -- Correspondence.,
    • Durr, Clifford -- Correspondence.,
    • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Correspondence.,
    • Lawyers" spouses -- United States -- Correspondence.,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Alabama -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Patricia Sullivan.
      GenreCorrespondence., Biography.
      ContributionsSullivan, Patricia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.D8848 A4 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3409383M
      ISBN 100820328219
      ISBN 109780820328218
      LC Control Number2005025333
      OCLC/WorldCa61529756

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