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Behind the stained glass

a history of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

by Christopher M. Hamlin

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Crane Hill in Birmingham, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Birmingham
    • Subjects:
    • Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Ala.) -- History.,
    • Civil rights -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 116-118) and index.

      StatementChristopher M. Hamlin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX6480.B527 H36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL352078M
      ISBN 101575870754, 1575870835
      LC Control Number98011543

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