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A short history of the Department of Labor.

United States. Department of Labor.

A short history of the Department of Labor.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States. Dept. of Labor.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4835.U4 A5 1950
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL262316M
    LC Control Numberl 51000107
    OCLC/WorldCa4695889


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OCLC Number: Description: 16 pages illustrations. A short history of the Department of Labor. book Authors' Biographies* RICHARD B. MORRIS, editor of and contributor to this book, is Gouverneur Morris Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, where he has taught for many years, and is current president of the American Historical Association.

Professor Morris has lectured abroad, serving as Fulbright Research Professor at the Sorbonne, Distinguished.

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