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Blossomtime Festival, southwest Michigan

Glenn Zerler

Blossomtime Festival, southwest Michigan

a pictorial history, 1906-1996

by Glenn Zerler

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Published by Blossomtime Festival in Benton Harbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Benton Harbor (Mich.),
  • St. Joseph (Mich.),
  • Michigan,
  • Benton Harbor,
  • St. Joseph
    • Subjects:
    • Spring festivals -- Michigan -- Benton Harbor -- History.,
    • Spring festivals -- Michigan -- St. Joseph -- History.,
    • Benton Harbor (Mich.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • St. Joseph (Mich.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 102).

      Statementby Glenn and Kathryn Zerler.
      ContributionsZerler, Kathryn Schultz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4504.13.M5 Z47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1029050M
      ISBN 100964587300
      LC Control Number96104985
      OCLC/WorldCa33476306


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