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Economic struggle of Negro workers

James W. Ford

Economic struggle of Negro workers

(a trade union program of action)

by James W. Ford

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Published by Provisional International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James W. Ford.
ContributionsProvisional International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers.
The Physical Object
Pagination20p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18870150M

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