3 edition of Significant American entertainers. found in the catalog.
Significant American entertainers.
Brief biographies of 187 entertainers arranged in chronological-alphabetical order.
|Series||A Picture and text reference|
|LC Classifications||PN2285 .S53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||78 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
|LC Control Number||75020677|
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