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America and the jazz age

a history of the 1920"s

by Fon Wyman Boardman

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Published by H. Z. Walck in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- 1919-1933

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.123-125.

    Statement[by] Fon W. Boardman, Jr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136 p.
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23767539M
    ISBN 100809830728


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