Introduces the daily lives of people who settled in the first cities in the United States, discussing houses, clothing, schools, and work.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
|Statement||Sally Senzell Isaacs.|
|Series||Picture the past|
|LC Classifications||E164 .I83 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||99089882|
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