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10 edition of Crusade for the children found in the catalog.

Crusade for the children

a history of the National Child Labor Committee and child labor reform in America

by Walter I. Trattner

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • National Child Labor Committee (U.S.),
    • Child labor -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Walter I. Trattner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6250.U3 T7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p.
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4912832M
      ISBN 10081290141X
      LC Control Number76116090


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