History of Odessa
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History of Odessa to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the advent of Odessa"s first settlers, and the 40th anniversary of the founding of Holy Family Parish. Odessa, Saskatchewan, Canada. 1901-1954. by Frank Gerein

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Published by Western Printers Assn. in Regina .
Written in English


  • Odessa, Sask.

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The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. illus., ports.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15111523M

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