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Grand eccentrics

turning the century : Dayton and the inventing of America

by Bernstein, Mark

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Published by Orange Frazer Press in Wilmington, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dayton (Ohio)
    • Subjects:
    • Cox, James M. 1870-1957.,
    • Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958.,
    • Patterson, John Henry, 1844-1922.,
    • Morgan, Arthur Ernest, 1878-1975.,
    • Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.,
    • Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.,
    • Antioch College.,
    • Dayton (Ohio) -- Biography.,
    • Dayton (Ohio) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-265) and index.

      Other titlesTurning the century
      StatementMark Bernstein.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF499.D253 A23 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1015776M
      ISBN 101882203135, 1882203127
      LC Control Number96068626
      OCLC/WorldCa35702123

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