TITLE

AMERICAN ALL-STARS

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/9/2009, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Image
ABSTRACT
A photograph of an African American woman who gained freedom in 1828, also called Isabella Baumfree, is featured as the person to identify in "WR News" magazine's "American All-Star" section.
ACCESSION #
44456232

 

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