Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization

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Research paper written by Steve Lee Graham about the history of barbed wire. The paper covers the early uses and controversies of barbed wire. It also covers how barbed wire is made. This paper was written in 1965 for an English IV class at Marfa High School.

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21 p., 28 cm.

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Graham, Steve Lee May 7, 1965.

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Research paper written by Steve Lee Graham about the history of barbed wire. The paper covers the early uses and controversies of barbed wire. It also covers how barbed wire is made. This paper was written in 1965 for an English IV class at Marfa High School.

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21 p., 28 cm.

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Graham, Steve Lee. Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization, paper, May 7, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87903/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.