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Farm and factory

workers in the Midwest, 1880-1990
  • 258 Pages
  • 2.88 MB
  • English
Indiana University Press , Bloomington
Working class -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century., Working class -- Middle West -- History -- 20th century., Farmers -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century., Farmers -- Middle West -- History -- 20th century., Labor policy -- Middle West -- History -- 20th century., Middle West -- Economic condit



StatementDaniel Nelson.
SeriesMidwestern history and culture
LC ClassificationsHD8083.M53 N45 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 258 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1118928M
ISBN 100253328837
LC Control Number94045185

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