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DC area monuments and memorials

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation.

DC area monuments and memorials

hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, on the status of monuments and memorials, and new policies that have been adopted for locating new commemorative works in and around Washington, D.C., March 23, 2000

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on National Parks, Historic Preservation, and Recreation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War II Memorial (Washington, D.C.),
  • National monuments -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Memorials -- Washington (D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 106-578
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16984184M
    ISBN 100160609356


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