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Published by Press of Barnard & Miller] in [Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.),
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)

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Edition Notes

StatementMunicipal reference library, Chicago public library.
SeriesMunicipal reference bulletin -- no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination9, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14029539M
OCLC/WorldCa22419364

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