|Statement||[By] Henry Wells and Robert W. Anderson.|
|Series||Citizens" Research Foundation. Study -- no. 4. Supplement., Study (Citizens" Research Foundation) -- no. 4, suppl.|
|Contributions||Anderson, Robert William, joint author, 1926-, Puerto Rico.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||29|
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