3 edition of Farm and small town workers in metropolitan war industry found in the catalog.
Farm and small town workers in metropolitan war industry
Landis, Paul Henry
1945 by State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English
|Other titles||Sociological study of war migrants on Spokane, Washington|
|Statement||by Paul H. Landis and Katherine H. Day.|
|Series||Series in rural population -- no. 11, Bulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 460, Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 460.|
|Contributions||Day, Katherine H., State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station., State College of Washington. Division of Rural Sociology.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||39 p. :|
|Number of Pages||39|
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