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People on the farm, growing wheat

People on the farm, growing wheat

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Published by The Dept., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wheat -- United States,
  • Farmers -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Agriculture ; [prepared by Special Programs Center, Office of Governmental and Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture]
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Office of Governmental and Public Affairs. Special Programs Center
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14839764M

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