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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English


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Describes the contents of the 13 separate buildings of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the activities of this institution, and its mysterious origins.

Edition Notes

Statementby R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Richard Wahl.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
ContributionsWahl, Richard, 1939-
LC ClassificationsQ11.S8 S89
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409552M
ISBN 100516046357
LC Control Number79012902

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