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history and development of the housing movement in the city of Washington, D.C.

George M. Kober

history and development of the housing movement in the city of Washington, D.C.

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Published by Washington Sanitary Improvement Co. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Dwellings,
    • Labor and laboring classes -- Washington (D.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby George M. Kober.
      ContributionsWashington Sanitary Improvement Company.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7304.W3 K7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6542635M
      LC Control Number12010344
      OCLC/WorldCa11340607

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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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