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New Orleans in the twenties

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Published by Pelican Pub. Co. in Gretna, LA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Orleans (La.)
    • Subjects:
    • New Orleans (La.) -- History.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMary Lou Widmer ; foreword by Samuel Wilson, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF379.N557 W53 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1405743M
      ISBN 100882899333
      LC Control Number93013988
      OCLC/WorldCa28181858


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