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6 edition of The story of the Capitol. found in the catalog.

The story of the Capitol.

by Marilyn Prolman

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Traces the conception and growth of the United States Capitol from the contest to determine a design for the building to its refacing in 1961.

    StatementIllus. by Bob O"Malley.
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom
    ContributionsO"Malley, Robert, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF204.C2 P7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5683191M
    LC Control Number69014681

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