2 edition of Famous American women athletes. found in the catalog.
Famous American women athletes.
Helen Hull Jacobs
|Series||Famous biographies for young people|
|LC Classifications||GV697.A1 J3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||121|
|LC Control Number||63018781|
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