Century of a city a photographic history of Beloit, Wisconsin 1901-2000.

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Published by Beloit Historical Society in Beloit, Wis .

Written in English

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Other titlesPhotographic history of Beloit, Wisconsin
GenrePictorial works.
LC ClassificationsF589.B4 C46 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3700915M
ISBN 100972309004
LC Control Number2003266914

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