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A woman"s diary on the Barlow road the final segment of the Oregon Trail by Wilson, Nancy

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Published by Webb Research Group in Medford, Ore .
Written in English



  • Barlow Road (Or.),
  • Oregon National Historic Trail


  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction.,
  • Women pioneers -- Fiction.,
  • Barlow Road (Or.) -- Fiction.,
  • Oregon National Historic Trail -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79).

StatementNancy Wilson.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.I4634 W66 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL988944M
ISBN 100936738057
LC Control Number96027187

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