Programs to assist homeless veterans in metropolitan Boston hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, October 23, 1989. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston Metropolitan Area.

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  • Homeless veterans -- Services for -- Massachusetts -- Boston Metropolitan Area.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .V462 1989e
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Paginationiv, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
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Open LibraryOL1986278M
LC Control Number90601612

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