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Published by The Science Press Printing Company in Lancaster, Pa .
Written in English


  • Housing -- United States.,
  • Public health -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementpapers presented under the auspices of the Committee on the Hygiene of Housing of the American Public Health Association.
LC ClassificationsHD7293 .A68
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17951477M
LC Control Number42014059

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