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Published by [Office of the] Superintendent of Public Instruction in Springfield, IL .
Written in English


  • Memorial Day

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Other titlesMemorial and Peace Day, Illinois, Memorial and Peace Day
SeriesCircular, Circular (Illinois. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction)
ContributionsIllinois. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22886341M

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