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Early rural Texas seen through a knothole

Mildred W. Abshier

Early rural Texas seen through a knothole

by Mildred W. Abshier

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Published by Waller County Historical Society, Waller County Historical Commission in [Brookshire, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Waller County (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Waller County
    • Subjects:
    • Abshier, Mildred W. -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Farm life -- Texas -- Waller County -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Waller County (Tex.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Waller County (Tex.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Mildred W. Abshier ; illustrations and cover design by Thomas M. Shelton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.W25 A27 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 155 p. :
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1928077M
      LC Control Number90142307

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