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century of city-building

Doris D. Dwyer

century of city-building

three generations of the Kilgour family in Cincinnati, 1798-1914

by Doris D. Dwyer

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Published by Miami University in Oxford, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kilgore family,
  • Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Doris Dawn Dwyer
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 283 leaves, typed :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14474937M

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