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History in postcards

Willis C. Baker

History in postcards

Champaign, Urbana, and the University of Illinois

by Willis C. Baker

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Published by Illinois Heritage Association in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Postcards -- Illinois -- Champaign,
  • Postcards -- Illinois -- Urbana,
  • Champaign (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • Urbana (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 122) and index.

    StatementWillis C. Baker, Patricia L. Miller.
    ContributionsMiller, Patricia L.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13629196M
    LC Control Number93061086
    OCLC/WorldCa29460680

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