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They are America

United States. Department of Labor.

They are America

a report to the American people.

by United States. Department of Labor.

  • 282 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by U.S.Govt.Print.Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- United States.,
  • Cost and standard of living.,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination83p.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14346339M


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