Public building at Detroit, Mich. by United States. Congress. House

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  • Public buildings,
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Michigan

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Other titlesPublic building at Detroit, Michigan
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15971489M

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