National Colonization Bill: Hearings Before the Committee on Labor, Sixty-fourth Congress, First [and Second] Session, on H.R. 11329, a Bill to Authorize the Secretary of Labor to Cooperate with Other Departments Ofthe Government in Fostering, Promoting, and Developing the Welfare of the Wage Earners of the United States, by Creating New Opportunities for Permanent and Profitable Employment, and for Other Purposes. May 18, 22, 25; June 5, 15; [December 15, 20], 1916, Part 2
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Agricultural colonies - 161 pages
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