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Ballot for Americans

a pictorial history of American elections and electioneering with the top political personalities, 1789-1956.

by Lamont Buchanan

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.,
    • United States -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183 .B9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6197129M
      LC Control Number56005280
      OCLC/WorldCa309726

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