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Black women in television

George H. Hill

Black women in television

an illustrated history and bibliography

by George H. Hill

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks in television broadcasting -- United States -- History.,
    • Women in television broadcasting -- United States -- History.,
    • Blacks in television broadcasting -- United States -- History -- Bibliography.,
    • Women in television broadcasting -- United States -- History -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Hill, Lorraine Raglin, Chas Floyd Johnson.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, vol. 1228
      ContributionsRaglin, Lorraine., Johnson, Chas Floyd.
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.A34 H55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 168 p., [20] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2227334M
      ISBN 100824033396
      LC Control Number89077597

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