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Published by Philadelphia Folklore Project in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia


  • Folklore -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Directories.,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- Directories.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-152) and index.

Statementcompiled by the Philadelphia Folklore Project ; edited by Jennifer Michael ; with listings by Carole Boughter ... [et al.].
ContributionsMichael, Jennifer., Philadelphia Folklore Project.
LC ClassificationsGR110.P4 P47 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1642622M
LC Control Number91197083

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