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Published by Arno in New York .
Written in English



  • Manchester (N.H.),
  • New Hampshire,
  • Manchester.


  • Amoskeag Manufacturing Company,
  • Working class -- New Hampshire -- Manchester,
  • Manchester (N.H.) -- Economic conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Daniel Creamer and Charles W. Coulter.
SeriesAmerican labor (New York, N.Y.)
ContributionsCoulter, Charles Wellsley, 1884- joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD9879.A5 C7 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 342 p.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4769634M
ISBN 100405029195
LC Control Number78156410

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