The history of the German Americans in early Los Angeles city and county
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The history of the German Americans in early Los Angeles city and county before the railroads and freeways : Germans helping build America in Los Angeles by Hans W. Eberhard

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Published by Xlibris Corp. in [S.l] .
Written in English


  • German Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- History,
  • German Americans -- California -- Los Angeles County -- History,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History,
  • Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesGermans helping build America in LA
Statementadapted and edited by Hans W. Eberhard.
SeriesGerman American cultural heritage series -- 1
LC ClassificationsF869.L89 G34 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24010936M
ISBN 109781441564894, 9781441564887
LC Control Number2009908429

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