TITLE

Virginia Fields takes office as new borough president of Manhattan

PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Jet;01/26/98, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Virginia Fields has been sworn in as borough president of Manhattan in New York City. Her status as the second black woman to be elected to this position; Career history.
ACCESSION #
154788

 

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