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Environmental hazards & systems schools.

University of Tennessee (Knoxville campus). School Planning Laboratory.

Environmental hazards & systems schools.

by University of Tennessee (Knoxville campus). School Planning Laboratory.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School buildings.,
  • Buildings -- Protection.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA report prepared by the School Planning Laboratory, University of Tennessee, in cooperation with United States Office of Education and the Defense Civil Preparadness Agency.
    SeriesTR-81
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22436757M

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