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3 edition of The story of Detroit found in the catalog.

The story of Detroit

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Published by Detroit News in [Detroit] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George B. Catlin.
      ContributionsDetroit News.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D4 C2
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 764 p.
      Number of Pages764
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6660700M
      LC Control Number24001649
      OCLC/WorldCa1172876

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