As we were in South Arkansas

by John G. Ragsdale

Publisher: August House in Little Rock

Written in English
Published: Pages: 128 Downloads: 555
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  • Ragsdale, John G. -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Union County (Ark.) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Union County (Ark.) -- Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementJohn G. Ragsdale.
LC ClassificationsF417.U5 R34 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1099391M
ISBN 100874833701
LC Control Number94024154

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