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Recreation and amusement among Negroes in Washington, D.C

William Henry Jones

Recreation and amusement among Negroes in Washington, D.C

a sociological analysis of the Negro in an urban environment

by William Henry Jones

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Published by Negro Universities Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Negroes -- Washington, D.C.,
  • Negroes -- Social conditions -- To 1964.,
  • Washington, D.C -- Amusements.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William H. Jones.
    SeriesHoward University studies in urban sociology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.93.D6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19458507M

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