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desegregated heart a Virginian"s stand in time of transition by Sarah-Patton Boyle

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Published by University Press of Virignia in Charlottesville .
Written in English



  • Virginia,
  • Southern States


  • Boyle, Sarah-Patton, 1906-,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans -- Segregation -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century.,
  • School integration -- Virginia -- History.,
  • Women civil rights workers -- Virginia -- Biography.,
  • Civil rights workers -- Virginia -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Virginia -- Race relations.,
  • Virginia -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sarah Patton Boyle ; with letters edited and an introduction by Jennifer Ritterhouse.
ContributionsRitterhouse, Jennifer Lynn.
LC ClassificationsE185.93.V8 B778 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 388 p. :
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6789619M
ISBN 100813920299
LC Control Number00049999

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