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Growing up in New City, New York, in the early 1920"s

Clarence A. Baracks

Growing up in New City, New York, in the early 1920"s

by Clarence A. Baracks

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Published by Historical Society of Rockland County in New City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New City (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Baracks, Clarence A., 1909- -- Childhood and youth.,
    • New City (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • New City (N.Y.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesGrowing up in New City in the early 1920"s
      Statementby Clarence A. Baracks.
      ContributionsHistorical Society of Rockland County.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF129.N513 B37 1995
      The Physical Object
      PaginationV, 45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782826M
      ISBN 100911183418
      LC Control Number95014795
      OCLC/WorldCa32311481

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