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Women in Congress

Women in Congress

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress.,
  • Women in politics -- United States.

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    Statement[printed for the use of the Joint Committee on Arrangements for Commemoration of the Bicentennial].
    Series94th Congress, 2d Session, House report ; no. 94-1732
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Joint Committee on Arrangements for the Commemoration of the Bicentennial.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14168273M

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