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The industrial history of a midwestern town

Kenneth Allan Middleton

The industrial history of a midwestern town

by Kenneth Allan Middleton

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Published by University of Kansas, School of Business in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lawrence (Kan.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lawrence (Kan.) -- Industries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kenneth A. Middleton. December, 1941.
      Series[Kansas. University. Bureau of Business Research] Kansas studies in business,, no. 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5006 .K3 no. 20
      The Physical Object
      Pagination91 p.
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL182992M
      LC Control Numbera 42000281
      OCLC/WorldCa5852496

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