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The movement for municipal ownership in Chicago

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Published by The American academy of political and social science [etc., etc. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal ownership -- Illinois -- Chicago.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hugo S. Grosser ...
    SeriesPublications of the American Academy of Political and Social Science -- no. 486, Publications of the American Academy of Political and Social Science -- no. 486
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[71]-90 p.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17960167M


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