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Published by Garden City Historical Society in [Garden City, N.Y.] .
Written in English



  • Garden City (N.Y.)


  • Garden City (N.Y.) -- History.

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Statementby M. H. Smith.
LC ClassificationsF129.G15 S5 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4093259M
ISBN 100960465405
LC Control Number80001700

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