Educational history of Illinois
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Educational history of Illinois growth and progress in educational affairs of the state from the earliest day to the present ; with portraits and biographies. by

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Published by The Henry O. Shepard Company in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Education -- Illinois -- History,
  • Teachers -- Illinois

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SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14596.
The Physical Object
Pagination744 p.
Number of Pages744
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13554171M

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