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The twentieth century in the DeKalb area

Ruth Shonle Cavan

The twentieth century in the DeKalb area

by Ruth Shonle Cavan

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Published by Gurler Heritage Association in DeKalb, IL (205 Pine St., DeKalb 60115) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • De Kalb County (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • De Kalb County (Ill.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 51-52.

      StatementRuth Shonle Cavan.
      SeriesGurler chronicle ;, no. 12
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF547.D3 C38 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p. :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2464956M
      LC Control Number87173113

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