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Congress and the public library

Congress and the public library

legislative proposals and action for federal assistance 1938 to 1956

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal aid to libraries -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Austin Newman.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfilm reel
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21669723M

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