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Small towns

L. E. White

Small towns

their social and community problems.

by L. E. White

  • 143 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by National Council of Social Service in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination63p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13788257M

  Architectural wonders in small-town Pennsylvania Population: 4, Rounding out our list of the best small towns in America is the town named in honor of . How it all started. Deluxe started the Small Business Revolution by showcasing small business stories across the country through photo essays, videos and a half-hour documentary. Along the way, we learned that nowhere are small businesses more under siege than in our small towns. We created the Small Business Revolution to help those small businesses, and in turn, those small towns. An invaluable resource for small towns This Don’t know where to start A resource for residents of small towns and communities who want to make things happen but don’t know where to start.   The singer/songwriter builds on her decades as a touring performer to offer bracing examples of small cities that have found ways to thrive. In a series of chapters about specific locales, William (Lights, Camera, Amalee, , etc.) is both descriptive and bolsters her keen sense of observation with interviews of local reformers and occasional forays into urban planning Author: Dar Williams.


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