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The Fountain Dry Goods Co.

Advertiser:
Fountain Dry Goods Company  Search this
Maker:
Meek Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 8 cm; 2 3/16 in x 3 1/8 in
overall: 7/16 in x 2 1/4 in x 3 3/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 5.715 cm x 8.09625 cm
Object Name:
notebook
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
Date made:
1907
Subject:
Shopping  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0470
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0470
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1318795
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Welcome Elks; A.T. Lewis & Son Dry Goods Co.

Maker:
A. T. Lewis & Son Dry Goods Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 cm x 5.7 cm; x 1 3/16 in x 2 1/4 in
overall: 3 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 3.175 cm x .3175 cm
Object Name:
Pin
Place made:
United States: Colorado, Denver
Date made:
July, 1906
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.0201
Accession number:
2006.0098
Catalog number:
2006.0098.0201
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1317338
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Dry Goods

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Ravnitzky, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 24-30
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Possible copyright and/or trademark restrictions on material in collection. Consult repository.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Business Americana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Archives Center Business Americana Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0404-ref168

Dry Goods

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Ravnitzky, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 1-3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Possible copyright and/or trademark restrictions on material in collection. Consult repository.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Business Americana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Archives Center Business Americana Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0404-ref169

The Patrons [sic] Dry Goods House [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Sharpless Bros.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Black-haired Caucasian woman dressed in white kimono with roses, tied with pink sash. She holds a fan behind her neck with her left hand and has a small pink fan in her hair. Text on back advertises Sharpless Bros.' Dry Goods House, lists cloth selections.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000124, AC0060-0000125 (AC Scan No.)
General:
In Box 27, Folder: Sharpless.
Related Materials:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Kimonos  Search this
Fans  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
37.8 Cubic feet (consisting of 76 boxes (including 12 off-site), 12 folders, 16 oversize folders, 7 flat boxes (6 full, 1 partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1768-1973
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Dry Goods forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of scattered correspondence on letterhead stationery, bills/receipts, printed advertisements, trade catalogs, handbills, pamphlets, advertising cards , photographs, cloth samples , leaflets, books, prospectus, order forms, chromolithographs, magazine advertisements, seals, postcards, business cards, children's books, greeting cards, almanacs, calendars, cardboard standups, fans, paper bag samples and import/export documents from businesses referred to loosely as department or variety stores. A number of these stores are still in business and tend to have a substantial amount of material . Such companies include I. Magnin, R. H. Macy, Woodward & Lothrop, F. H. Woolworth's, Sears, Roebuck & Company , Montgomery Wards, Wanamaker, etc. There are a few references to businesses who imported English, French, German, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Egyptian, Sudanese, Persian and Moorish articles.

Generally the stores included among these materials sold a variety of products consisting of clothing and clothing accessories, home furnishings, home construction kits, novelties, stationery , groceries and a number of other products sold in contemporary department and variety stores. There are also companies that specialized in a particular product or type of product. Researchers interested in these businesses should also consult the same subject category if it is included on the listing of vertical document boxes. It is also possible that if the company produced oversize catalogs these would be listed with the Warshaw Collection oversize materials. For example, there are a number of Montgomery Wards, Butler Brothers, Bellas Hess and Company and Sears, Roebuck and Company catalogs found among the oversize materials.

There are a number of images that appear on these materials. Most of these images tend to be illustrations of the exterior or interior departments of the stores . Product illustrations also appear throughout the catalogues, printed advertisements and price lists. Ethnic images particularly in French advertisements also appear regularly. Dry goods stores relied heavily on advertisements directed toward children especially during the Christmas/holiday season. Books for children illustrating characters from favorite stories or Christmas scenes are common among the larger stores namely Woodward & Lothrop.

Materials in boxes one through thirty-nine are organized by name of company. Publications that discuss the history of a particular company are included with the company related materials. Catalogues , calendars , almanacs and price lists are generally listed under the company name in the finding aid with dates . This is due to the fact that these materials are often requested by researchers in this manner. This does not imply that these are the only materials for that particular company in the folders .

Box thirty-nine is also partially arranged by type including patents, stocks , general images, associations and miscellaneous items. A few related publications such as a chain store bibliography and a book on the history of chain stores are also included.

Boxes forty and forty-one contain periodicals created by W. A. Spelman in New York. Published as a trade journal devoted to the interests of the retail merchants, it was primarily meant to aid the subscriber in meeting the increasing competition in the dry goods trade. It was also meant to guide merchants in the purchase of goods. Referred to as The Fancy Goods Graphic or Spelman's Fancy Goods Graphic, these publications date from 1881-1890 .

Import and export documents are found in boxes forty-one, through forty-three.

The processing of additional materials in 2017 integrated a significant volume of material, most notably the Jermain Business and Family papers and to a lesser extent, the Trimble Family Business records. Both offer insight to the operations of 19th Century family businesses. Also added was significant manuscript on the history of Montgomery Ward is also available.

Catalogues, especially thinner circular type editions have not been consolidated and may be found throughout the material in this collection. However there are several groupings listed in the Catalogue series, especially for regular issue bulky catalogues published by Montgomery Ward and Sears Roebuck and Company. See note regarding some items that have been microfilmed or transferred off-site.
Arrangement:
Dry Goods is arranged in two subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

General, including Accounting Books and Ledgers

Companies and Proprietors

Companies and Proprietors, Oversize Material

Trade Literature and Other

Export/Import Records

Jermain Business and Family Papers; plus associated Albany Records

Montgomery Ward History Manuscripts

Trimble Family Business Records

General, Marketing Material

Catalogues

General and Mail Order

Montgomery Ward

Sears, Roebuck and Company

Assorted [Off-Site, including Montgomery Ward and Sears, Roebuck and Company]
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Dry Goods is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalogs are restricted due to fragile condition. Researchers should consult microfilm in NMAH library for 1880-1983 editions, drawer 692. Some additional items may be restricted due to fragile condition. Off-site materials must be requested in advance. Consult Archives Staff.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dry
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dry Goods
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-dry
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Sheldon's jobbing trade and city offices : containing jobbers in dry goods, cloths, tailors' trimmings, furnishing goods, hosiery, notions and millinery, arranged in states and cities ..

Author:
J.D. Sheldon Company  Search this
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana  Search this
Physical description:
320 p. ; 14 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1913
C1913
Topic:
Wholesade trade--Directories  Search this
Textile industry--Directories  Search this
Dry-goods--Directories  Search this
Call number:
HF5421 .S54 1913
HF5421.S54 1913
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_411941

J. W. Plank's Dry Goods Shop and S. Kronenberg's Clothing Shop, on Hanover Street 1879

Creator:
Choate, John N of Carlisle, Pennsylvania  Search this
Physical description:
1 gelatin glass negative 008 in x 010 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1879
Local number:
NAA INV 06836400
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John N. Choate photographs of Carlisle Indian School circa 1879-1902
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_73590

Stockmen's store : catalog supplement / The Denver Dry Goods Co

Author:
Denver Dry Goods Co  Search this
Subject:
Denver Dry Goods Co  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1950
[1950?]
Topic:
Cowboys--Costume  Search this
Call number:
050357
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_532208

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
La Flesche, Francis, 1857-1932  Search this
Fletcher, Alice C. (Alice Cunningham), 1838-1923  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1873, 1879, 1881-1883
Scope and Contents:
Select itemized correspondence:

1873: Lanier, Mr. [?]; Nov. 14.

1879: Irving, Prof.; Oct. 28.

1881: Clapp, Mrs.; Dec. 1.

1881: Morgan, Hon. John; Dec. 31.

1882: Morgan, Hon. John; Feb. 4.

1882: Dawes, Hon. Henry L.; Feb. [4-8].

1882: Kirkwood, Hon. S. L.; Feb. 8.

1882: Ida; July 4.

1882: Pratt, Capt. [R. H.]; Nov. 6.

1883: Harsha, Rev. Mr.; Apr. 2.

1883: Springer, James and Lena; Dec. 6.
Collection Restrictions:
The Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers are open for research.

Access to the Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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MS 4558 Alice Cunningham Fletcher and Francis La Flesche papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms4558-ref52
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Letters Received

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
May 1867–Aug. 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, Subseries 7.2
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
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Scrapbook labeled Reminiscences of a Flier: To My Wife for Whom I Discontinued Flying; Paul Studensky

Collection Creator:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961  Search this
Container:
Box OS, Item 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Paul Studenski Collection, Acc. 1989-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paul Studenski Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Poole Dry Goods

Collection Creator:
United States. War Production Board.  Search this
Garfield & Co.  Search this
Collection Source:
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 57
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951
Scope and Contents note:
Springfield, Massachusetts
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Stored off-site. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two-weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Reference copies of audio visual materials must be used.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Garfield and Company Records, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Garfield & Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0820-ref434

NATIONAL STYLES, DRY GOODS CATALOGUE 16-B

Author:
NATIONAL CASKET CO  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1915
CA 1915
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Call number:
017368
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_225421

P – Y

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Jan. 1868–Dec. 1869
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commerical use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org .
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M1056, File 5.1.4
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Records of the Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m1056-ref19
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E. D. Moore: Business Correspondence, September 1907 -November 1908; June 1910 [ORIGINALS]

Collection Author:
Arnold, Cheney & Co.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Moore, Ernst D. (importer, trader)  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish these photographs must be obtained directly from the donor, who retains copyright. See repository for details.
Collection Citation:
Ernst D. Moore Papers, 1888-1932, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ernst D. Moore Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0321-ref92
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United States Mint Accounts Book, United States, ca 1856 - 1903

Maker:
United States Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.5 cm x 20 cm x 2.3 cm; 10 1/32 in x 7 7/8 in x 29/32 in
Object Name:
book
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1856 - 1903
Credit Line:
Transfer from the United States Mint
ID Number:
2017.0036.1
Accession number:
2017.0036
Catalog number:
2017.0036.1
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826638
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Annual Report

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1866–1867
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M843, Subseries 9.1
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of North Carolina Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m843-ref66
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Martha's Vineyard NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Souvenir Journal

Created by:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Subject of:
Elizabeth Shearer White, American, died 1993  Search this
Published by:
Tisbury Printer, Inc., American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 x 7 in. (17.8 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, Martha's Vineyard, North and Central America
Date:
August 1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Theatre companies  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Olive Tomlinson in memory of William and Olive Bowles
Object number:
2012.33.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.33.1
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W. Atlee Burpee & Company Seed Contests, 1924-1925

Creator:
W. Atlee Burpee & Co  Search this
Physical description:
5 boxes
Type:
Advertising
Business records
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1924
1924-1925
Topic:
Horticulture  Search this
Business  Search this
Mail-order business  Search this
Seed industry and trade  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Contests  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Vegetables  Search this
Local number:
AAG.BUR.ContestLetters
Restrictions & Rights:
Access to original documents by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens
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W. Atlee Burpee & Company Records, circa 1873-1978, bulk 1890-1930
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367582
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