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History of the Pennsylvania Farm Products Show

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Published by Pennsylvania State Farm Products Show Commission in [Harrisburg, Pa.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementhistorian George Fisk [i.e. Fiske] Johnson
SeriesUSAIN state and local literature preservation project, Pennsylvania agricultural literature on microfilm
ContributionsPennsylvania. State Farm Products Show Commission
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24647090M
OCLC/WorldCa37455159


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History of the Pennsylvania Farm Products Show by George Fiske Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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