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7 edition of Our towns found in the catalog.

Our towns

remembering community in Indiana

by John E. Bodnar

  • 326 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana
    • Subjects:
    • Indiana -- Biography.,
    • Indiana -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby John Bodnar.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsIndiana Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT233 .B63 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 218 p. :
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6794632M
      ISBN 100871951495
      LC Control Number00063377
      OCLC/WorldCa44885297

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