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The legal status of women in the United States of America, January 1, 1938

Sara L. Buchanan

The legal status of women in the United States of America, January 1, 1938

final report, giving summary for all states combined

by Sara L. Buchanan

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Published by United States Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 85).

    Statementby Sara Louise Buchanan.
    SeriesBulletin of the Women"s Bureau -- no. 157, Bulletin (United States. Women"s Bureau) -- no. 157.
    ContributionsUnited States. Women"s Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 89 p. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22952794M

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