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Older American volunteer programs, 1979

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Child and Human Development.

Older American volunteer programs, 1979

hearing before the Subcommittee on Child and Human Development of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session ... October 17, 1979.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Child and Human Development.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Action.,
    • Older volunteers in social service -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .L273 1979e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 73 p. ;
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4236714M
      LC Control Number80601131

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