Address of the National Labor Union to the people of the United States on money, land, and other subjects of national importance.

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Published by McGill & Witherow in Washington .

Written in English

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  • Working class -- United States.,
  • Money -- United States.,
  • Capitalism.

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Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 40086)

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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40086.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL17146734M

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