Control of Flood Waters in the Mississippi Valley: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3524, a Bill to Provide for the Control of Flood Waters in the Mississippi Valley, to Improve Navigation on the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries, to Provide for the Irrigation of Arid and Semiarid Lands, and for Other Purposes ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936
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