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3 edition of Preserving the past and making it accessible for people with disabilities. found in the catalog.

Preserving the past and making it accessible for people with disabilities.

Preserving the past and making it accessible for people with disabilities.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Cultural Resources, National Heritage Preservation Services in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic buildings -- United States -- Conservation and restoration,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Perservation Assistance Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17795683M
    OCLC/WorldCa36184578

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PRESERVING THE PAST AND MAKING IT ACCESSIBLE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service Cultural Resources Preservation Assistance. The information contained in this leaflet does not constitute legal advice. Photographs accompanying the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Preserving the past and making it accessible for people with disabilities. [Washington, D.C.?]: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Cultural Resources, Preservation Assistance, People with Disabilities E.

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