History of northern Wisconsin.

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Published by R.W. Secord Press in Iron Mountain, Mich .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Wisconsin

Subjects:

  • Wisconsin -- History.,
  • Wisconsin -- Biography.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF581 .H67 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (1218 p., [4] p. of plates) :
Number of Pages1218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2400064M
ISBN 100933249039
LC Control Number87030160
OCLC/WorldCa16984475

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