Invisible Women of Washington

by Diana G. Collier

Publisher: Clarity Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 186 Downloads: 732
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Subjects:

  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Historical - General
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8387142M
ISBN 100932863027
ISBN 109780932863027

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Ralph Waldo Ellison () was born and raised in Oklahoma City. After twice applying to the Tuskegee Institute, the university founded by Booker T. Washington, he was admitted in to play trumpet in the orchestra.

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