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Older women in the city

Older women in the city

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Older women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[sponsored by] Department for the Aging, City of New York.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesAging and old age
      ContributionsNew York (N.Y.). Dept. for the Aging., New York (N.Y.). Commission on the Status of Women.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1439.N6 O53 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4751107M
      ISBN 100405118392
      LC Control Number78073649


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