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The meaning of America

Herbert Clark Hoover - President of the USA (1929-1933)

The meaning of America

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by Herbert Clark Hoover - President of the USA (1929-1933)

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Published by s.n. in [United States .
Written in English

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  • United States

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    Statementby Herbert Hoover at the reception tendered by West Branch, Iowa on his 74th birthday August 10, 1948.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17996369M

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