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Almost a pioneer

Alice Butcher Finch

Almost a pioneer

memoirs and travels of Alice Butcher Finch

by Alice Butcher Finch

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Published by Charity G. Monroe in Peoria, IL (7102 N. Windchime Ct., Peoria 61614-1187) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Finch, Alice Butcher, 1898-1987.,
    • United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Alice Butcher Finch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.F5526 .A3 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1443055M
      LC Control Number93078117

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