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Norvelt

Sandra Wolk Schimizzi

Norvelt

a New Deal subsistence homestead

by Sandra Wolk Schimizzi

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

StatementSandra Wolk Schimizzi with Valeria Sofranko Wolk ; introduction by Michael Carey
SeriesImages of America
ContributionsWolk, Valeria Sofranko, Cary, Michael D., 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF159.N88 S35 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24410663M
ISBN 100738572160
ISBN 109780738572161
LC Control Number2009929850
OCLC/WorldCa464595909

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