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The public library as an urban phenomenon

Ralph Upshaw Blasingame

The public library as an urban phenomenon

by Ralph Upshaw Blasingame

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and metropolitan areas -- United States.,
  • Public libraries -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 78 leaves.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17228125M

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