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Published by Modern Age Books in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Bridges, Harry, 1901-,
  • Stevedores -- Labor unions -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEstolv E. Ward.
LC ClassificationsHD8073.B7 W3
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6402460M
LC Control Number40011504

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