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Little towns of Texas

Little towns of Texas

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Published by Jayroe Graphic Arts in Jacksonville, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- Texas -- History.,
    • Texas -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited] by Kathleen E. St. Clair, Clifton R. St. Clair.
      ContributionsSt. Clair, Kathleen E., St. Clair, Clifton R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF386 .L77 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 961 p. :
      Number of Pages961
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3223863M
      LC Control Number83134593

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