Organized camping in the State of Washington, 1950

Cover of: Organized camping in the State of Washington, 1950 | Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Recreation Division.

Published by The Commission in [Olympia] .

Written in English

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  • Camping -- Washington (State),
  • Parks -- Washington (State)

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Statementresearch conducted jointly by the Recreation Division, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Advisory Committee on Organized Camping.
SeriesResearch publication -- no. 1, Research publication (Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission) -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL14514942M

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