Unemployment in the United States.
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Unemployment -- United States.

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At head of title: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics ...

SeriesBulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- no. 195, Employment and unemployment series -- no. 2
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
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Open LibraryOL23093232M

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