Statement on the equal rights amendment.
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Statement on the equal rights amendment. by United States Commission on Civil Rights.

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Published by Commission on Civil Rights : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Civil rights.,
  • Women"s rights -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesClearinghouse publication - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights ; 56
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17818798M

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