3 edition of history and development of the housing movement in the city of Washington, D.C. found in the catalog.
history and development of the housing movement in the city of Washington, D.C.
George M. Kober
|Statement||by George M. Kober.|
|Contributions||Washington Sanitary Improvement Company.|
|LC Classifications||HD7304.W3 K7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||12010344|
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The history and development of the housing movement in the city of Washington, D.C Kober, George M. ; Washington Sanitary Improvement Company. Washington Sanitary Improvement Co, [Washington], History and development of the housing movement in the city of Washington, D.C.
[Washington] Washington sanitary housing companies, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: George M Kober.
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