Problems of the small domestic shoe manufacturers.
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Problems of the small domestic shoe manufacturers. Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, first session. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency. Subcommittee on Small Business.

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



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  • Shoe industry -- United States.

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Hearings held Sept. 16-Oct. 3, 1969, in various cities.

LC ClassificationsKF26 .B375 1969b
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 535 p.
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4066889M
LC Control Number79607941

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