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R. F. Whitehead , New York city
Architecture -- United States, Architecture, Colonial, Public buil


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ContributionsKelly, J. Frederick 1888-1947, Franklin, M. S.
LC ClassificationsNA1 .W6 vol. 16, no. 6; vol. 18, no. 3
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL6753348M
LC Control Number31002589

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