Picturing Berkeley a postcard history

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Published by Berkeley Historical Society/Berkeley Architectural Heritage Society in Berkeley, CA .

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  • Berkeley (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Berkeley.


  • Postcards -- California -- Berkeley,
  • Berkeley (Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works

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StatementBurl Willes, editor ; contributors, Anthony Bruce ... [et al.].
GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsWilles, Burl, 1941-, Bruce, Anthony, 1949-
LC ClassificationsF869.B5 P53 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3564245M
ISBN 100970667612
LC Control Number2002034279

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