1920s America enters the modern age

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Published by Jackdaw Publications in Amawalk, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Nineteen twenties.,
  • United States -- History. -- 20th century -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Portfolio includes 1 study guide with reproducible masters, 1 notes sheet, 5 broadsheets, 1 timeline, and 15 reproductions of documents.

Book details

Other titlesNineteen twenties
Statement[compiled] by Christine Brendel Scriabne.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesJackdaw -- no. 303., Jackdaw (New York, N.Y.) -- no. 303..
ContributionsScriabine, Christine Brendel.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 portfolio :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18307958M
ISBN 101566961475

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