Twenty years of cooperative milk marketing in Baltimore
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Published in [Baltimore .
Written in English



  • Maryland,
  • Baltimore.,
  • Maryland.


  • Maryland cooperative milk producers, inc.,
  • Milk trade -- Maryland -- Baltimore.,
  • Cooperation -- Maryland.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCooperative milk marketing in Baltimore.
Statementby I. W. Heaps.
LC ClassificationsHD9282.H6 M34
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. incl. illus. (map) tables, diagrs., front. (port)
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6378099M
LC Control Number38031960

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