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The Scandinavian American family album

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Scandinavian American families -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Scandinavian Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 123) and index.

Other titlesFamily album
StatementDorothy and Thomas Hoobler ; introduction by Hubert H. Humphrey, III.
SeriesAmerican family albums
ContributionsHoobler, Thomas.
LC ClassificationsE184.S18 S64 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL808781M
ISBN 100195105788, 0195105796
LC Control Number95045540

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