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A Little Rock boyhood growing up in the Great Depression by A. Cleveland Harrison

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Published by Butler Center Books in Little Rock, Ark .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Harrison, A. Cleveland -- Childhood and youth,
  • Little Rock (Ark.) -- Biography,
  • Little Rock (Ark.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century,
  • City and town life -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History -- 20th century,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Arkansas -- Little Rock,
  • Little Rock (Ark.) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Little Rock (Ark.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementA. Cleveland Harrison.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF419.L7 H38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24019402M
ISBN 109781935106180
LC Control Number2010000459
OCLC/WorldCa499741204

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