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Daniel Decatur Emmett author of "Dixie" by C. B. Galbreath

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Published by Press of Fred. J. Heer in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Emmett, Daniel Decatur, -- 1815-1904,
  • Dixie,
  • Blackface entertainers

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index

Statementby Charles Burleigh Galbreath ; illustrated
LC ClassificationsML410.E5 G36
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p., 3 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14714937M
LC Control Number05004281

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