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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
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  • Puerto Ricans -- United States.,
  • United States -- Census, 18th, 1960.

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Edition Notes

SeriesSubject reports, Subject reports (Census of population 1960) -- v. 2, pt. 1D.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of the Census
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22304083M

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