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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Age and employment -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPrepared for the White House Conference on Aging, November 29, 1971.
SeriesIts Bulletin ;, 1721, Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics ;, 1721.
LC ClassificationsHD6280 .A4
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5169015M
LC Control Number74616192

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