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Published by Nelson in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia

Subjects:

  • Philadelphia New Year Shooters and Mummers Association -- History.,
  • New Year -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.,
  • Mumming -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.,
  • Carnival -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 156-159.

Statement[by] Charles E. Welch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT4211.P45 W4
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4466816M
LC Control Number79141778

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