Roosevelt Dam by Kathleen Garcia

Cover of: Roosevelt Dam | Kathleen Garcia

Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dams,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

Book details

StatementKathleen Garcia
SeriesImages of America, Images of America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC557.A62 T445 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25040293M
ISBN 100738558613
ISBN 109780738558615
LC Control Number2008932142
OCLC/WorldCa276818480

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