Suppression of Spanish Influenza
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Suppression of Spanish Influenza hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Appropriations, Sixty-Fifth Congress, second session, on Sept. 28, 1918 by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Influenza -- United States,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States,
  • United States -- Appropriations and expenditures

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Considers (65) H.J. Res. 177, (65) H.J. Res. 333

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Pagination20 p
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15285430M

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