Madame Childs

the lady and the legend by Elva Bell McLin

Publisher: Rand-McNally, Publisher: Distributors, Athens State College Foundation and Athens State College Alumni Association in Nashville, TN, Athens, Ala

Written in English
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  • Alabama
  • Subjects:

    • Childs, Jane Hamilton, 1806-1882.,
    • Women educators -- Alabama -- Biography.,
    • Educators -- Alabama -- Biography.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-290) and index.

      Statementby Elva Bell McLin.
      LC ClassificationsLA2317.C48152 M35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 295 p. :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1524370M
      ISBN 100962988316
      LC Control Number93213698

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