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Workers of the nation

an encyclopedia of the occupations of the American people and a record of business, professional and industrial achievement at the beginning of the twentieth century
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Statementby Gilson Willets, with the assistance of ... [a] board of editors ... illustrated with eight full pages in color by Frederic Remington, H. Reuterdahl, W.R. Leigh, C.M. Relyea, and thirty-two full-page half-tones ...
LC ClassificationsHC106 .W6
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