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Published by Michigan Historical Commission in Lansing .
Written in English



  • Michigan.


  • Education, Urban -- Michigan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 302-317.

Statement[by] Donald W. Disbrow.
SeriesA History of education in Michigan, v. 3
ContributionsMichigan Historical Commission.
LC ClassificationsLA307 .H5 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5636908M
LC Control Number68064636

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