Development of Hydroelectric Energy at Great Falls. hearings before the United States House Committee on the District of Columbia, Sixty-Eighth Congress, first session, on May 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 22, 23, 27, 31, June 3, 5, 1924 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

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