USA, Chicago, Detroit, and Great Lakes country

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, United States Travel Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Description and travel,
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- Description and travel,
  • Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Description and travel

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ContributionsUnited States Travel Service
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Pagination[24] p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL14850359M

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