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The Boom town

The Boom town

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Published by University of Wyoming. Dept. of Social Work. Wyoming Human Services Project in Laramie, Wyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joseph Davenport, III and Judith Ann Davenport.
    ContributionsDavenport, Joseph, ed., Davenport, Judith, ed.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14553839M
    LC Control Number80051567
    OCLC/WorldCa6691077

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