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Buffalo Creek (W. Va.) disaster, 1972

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor.

Buffalo Creek (W. Va.) disaster, 1972

hearings before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-second Congress, second session on Buffalo Creek Disaster.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- West Virginia -- Buffalo Creek (Logan County)

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held May 30 and 31, 1972.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15619565M
    LC Control Number72603353
    OCLC/WorldCa533206

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