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Robeson, Eslanda Goode, (1895-1965) What Do The People Of Africa Want?

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09643.07 Author/Creator: Robeson, Eslanda Goode, (1895-1965) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1945 Pagination: 1 v. : 24 p. ; 20 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: An informational pamphlet about Africa, it's history and culture. It also highlights what the people want going forward which is democracy and the "Four Freedoms."

People: Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1895-1965

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil RightsCivil Rights Movement

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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