Planning elementary buildings for school and community use. by Arthur W. Clevenger

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Published by Bureau of Research and Service, College of Education, University of Illinois in [Urbana] .

Written in English

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  • Illinois.

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  • School buildings -- Illinois.

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LC ClassificationsLB3218.I3 C55
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Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL201121M
LC Control Numbera 51010651
OCLC/WorldCa5070208

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