Atlanta women from myth to modern times a century of history by Darlene R. Roth

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Published by Atlanta Historical Society in Atlanta, Ga .

Written in English

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  • Women -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- Exhibitions.

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Book details

StatementDarlene R. Roth and Louise E. Shaw ; [color photos., Michael Siede ; editor, Ann Woodall].
ContributionsShaw, Louise E., joint author., Atlanta Historical Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1439.A7 R67
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4429368M
LC Control Number79055873

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