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Mothers of achievement in American history, 1776-1976

American Mothers Committee.

Mothers of achievement in American history, 1776-1976

Bi-centennial project, 1974-1976

by American Mothers Committee.

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by the American Mothers Committee, Inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT3260 .A47 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 636 p. :
      Number of Pages636
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4874094M
      ISBN 100804812012
      LC Control Number76000461
      OCLC/WorldCa2369622

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