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Published by House of White Birches/DRG in Berne, Ind .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Local History,
  • City and town life,
  • Anecdotes

Book details:

About the Edition

A collection of memories of city life in the first half of the twentieth century from the publisher of Good old days magazine.

Edition Notes

Other titlesGood old days, Good old days.
Statementedited by Ken & Janice Tate
LC ClassificationsE161 .C54 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25120084M
ISBN 101592172695
ISBN 109781592172696
LC Control Number2009928697

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