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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.),
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Norton, Eleanor Holmes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Norton, Eleanor Holmes.,
  • United States. Congress. House -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African American women legislators -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Legislators.,
  • Women -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government.

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About the Edition

Profiles Washington, D.C."s member of the United States House of Representatives who, in a previous position as head of the Equal Employment Opportunity Council, wrote the guidelines on sexual harrassment in the workplace.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-106) and index.

StatementHal Marcovitz.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesAfrican American leaders
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE840.8.N68 M37 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3675462M
ISBN 100791076822
LC Control Number2003011605
OCLC/WorldCa52542541

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