Historical northeast Philadelphia

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Brighton Press , Holland, PA
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Statement[editors, Alicia M. Freitag and Harry C. Silcox].
ContributionsSilcox, Harry C., 1933-, Freitag, Alicia M., Pennsylvania Institute for Environmental and Community Service Learning., Northeast History Project (Philadelphia, Pa.)
LC ClassificationsF158.68.N67 H57 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 178 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL833902M
LC Control Number95108697

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