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More security for old age a report and a program. by Twentieth Century Fund. Committee on Old-Age Security.

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Published by Twentieth century fund in New York .
Written in English



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  • Old age pensions,
  • Old age pensions -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementFactual report, by Margaret Grant Schneider. A program for action, by the Committee on old-age security.
ContributionsGrant, Margaret, 1895-
LC ClassificationsHD7105 .T83
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6356198M
LC Control Number37018548

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