Calendar of historic events

Decatur, Macon County, Illinois

Publisher: The Library, Publisher: Decatur Herald and Review, Publisher: The Association in [Decatur, Ill.]

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Statementcompiled by the Decatur Public Library, the Decatur Herald and Review, and the Decatur Association of Commerce.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 90/01017 (F)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
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Open LibraryOL2001708M
LC Control Number90888809

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