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No wool for the clothes moth Ruth Van Deman, Bureau of Home Economics, U.S.D.A. broadcast in the Department of Agriculture"s portion of the National Farm and Home Hour, Tuesday, October 13, 1942, over stations associated with the Blue Network [of the National Broadcasting Company] by Ruth Van Deman

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Published by United States Department of Agriculture in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Wool fabrics,
  • Home economics extension work,
  • Conservation and restoration,
  • Mothproofing,
  • Radio addresses, debates

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Other titlesNational farm and home hour (Radio program)
Series[Radio talks / Bureau of Home Economics]
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Home Economics, National Broadcasting Company
The Physical Object
Pagination2 pages ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25671532M

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