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The Clansman: A Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

Written by:
Thomas Dixon Jr., American, 1864 - 1946  Search this
Illustrated by:
Arthur I. Keller, American, 1867 - 1924  Search this
Published by:
Grosset & Dunlap, American, 1898 - 1982  Search this
Owned by:
Leon W. Schumann, American, born 1875  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 11/16 × 5 5/16 × 1 3/8 in. (19.5 × 13.5 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1905
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Segregation  Search this
United States--History--1865-1921  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.17
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53e5462b6-2052-4172-80e6-afd2c95a65fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.17

Pamphlet for the Ku Klux Klan written by Colonel William Joseph Simmons

Written by:
William Joseph Simmons, American, 1880 - 1945  Search this
Published by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (22.5 x 9.8 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Date:
ca. 1916
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
United States--History--1865-1921  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.155.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53df3157a-da5c-4ac9-b1e5-326b89a0fd7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.15
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Member token used by Nelda Rowan to ensure safe passage in South Carolina

Issued by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Owned by:
Nelda S. Rowan, American, 1929 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Diameter): 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
Type:
tokens
Place used:
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Rural life  Search this
United States--History--1953-1961  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Susan Rowan McGee
Object number:
2013.184
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd595cf2bec-9e42-49fa-90d0-e3381607e3e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.184
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Hood worn by an unidentified member of the Ku Klux Klan

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 25 3/16 × 13 3/4 in. (64 × 35 cm)
Type:
hoods (headgear)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
United States--History--1933-1945  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5465583ce-bc20-47b0-a491-d2dec3605c70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.1.1

Robe worn by an unidentified member of the Ku Klux Klan

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 48 1/16 × 40 15/16 in. (122 × 104 cm)
Type:
robes
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
United States--History--1933-1945  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a79b8468-baa3-44b5-ba45-c21abead3188
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.1.2

Belt worn by an unidentified member of the Ku Klux Klan

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
rope
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13/16 × 72 7/16 × 13/16 in. (2 × 184 × 2 cm)
Type:
belts (costume accessories)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
United States--History--1933-1945  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56d783f5f-205b-4480-bffe-fde26d39deb7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.1.3

Decorative plate with "KKK God Give Us Men" on the rim

Manufactured by:
Crescent China Company, American, 1920 - 1926  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ceramic and glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 × 6 1/8 × 1/2 in. (15.3 × 15.6 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
plates (dishes)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920-1926
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Men  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.10
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e7ce566f-b8da-4c03-a45e-7d17a9d49d3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.10

Decorative plate with "KKK God Give Us Women" on the rim

Manufactured by:
Crescent China Company, American, 1920 - 1926  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ceramic and glaze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 × 6 × 1/2 in. (15.3 × 15.3 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
plates (dishes)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920-1926
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.11
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e679640-4da5-4edb-b888-d913951cfcd9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.11

Program for the Seventh Province Annual Field Days in Monroe County, New York

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/16 × 5 1/2 in. (21.5 × 14 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Monroe County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Music  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50b148176-e8c9-4e4a-b02d-ebcd2dad0749
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.12

Document with Oath of Allegiance to the Ku Klux Klan

Printed by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 7/8 in. (28 × 22.5 cm)
Type:
oaths
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5af568f81-fd1c-4125-be22-bc765975529b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.13

Ideals of the Ku Klux Klan

Printed by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 × 3 15/16 in. (22.8 × 10 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.14.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd502f9ebbe-7b91-4bd8-aa48-a3a4c5f6120c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.14.1

Principles and Purposes of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Printed by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 9/16 × 3 11/16 in. (21.8 × 9.3 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.14.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b6210f5a-14dd-40c4-9a1b-0bd2b3bcac36
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.14.2

Membership card for the Ku Klux Klan for Axel Javert

Distributed by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Owned by:
Axel Javert, American, 1900 - 1980  Search this
Signed by:
H. Alanson Ayres, American  Search this
Axel Javert, American, 1900 - 1980  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 5/16 × 3 9/16 in. (5.9 × 9.1 cm)
Type:
membership cards
Place used:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1926
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.15
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5754b51fe-4eef-4015-a41c-4f0d331e16b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.15

Order form for Ku Klux Klan robes

Distributed by:
United Klans of America, American  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 × 5 in. (22.9 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
order forms
Place used:
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.16
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5348fb7db-ec83-44a6-98a5-81adca5200e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.16

Constitution and laws of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Printed by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 7/16 × 3 11/16 × 1/8 in. (21.4 × 9.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fa4b00db-aa29-44a6-98b8-88d5bda83756
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.18

Constitution and laws of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Printed by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 7/16 × 3 11/16 × 1/8 in. (21.4 × 9.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1921
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.19
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e7a58a99-b0a6-478d-bad0-f34138f5c3c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.19

Token with KKK slogans "SYMWAO," "MIAFA" and "Non Silba Sed Anthar"

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 × 1/16 in. (3 × 3 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
medals
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ca38aa55-2c7b-42aa-9598-d708f9b80e24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.2

Kloran, or, Ritual of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan

Distributed by:
Women of the Ku Klux Klan, American, founded 1923  Search this
Published by:
Parke-Harper Publishing Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 11/16 × 3 5/16 × 1/16 in. (14.5 × 8.4 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1923
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a51f0f8c-c6d4-4b72-90ef-1cd51d59e6ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.20

Knights & women of the Ku Klux Klan: Klorero, Elmira, N. Y., July 1-2-3-4-5, 1925

Published by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 3/4 × 9 5/16 × 1/16 in. (29.8 × 23.7 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Place printed:
Elmira, Chemung County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Men  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55c94b454-53a4-49af-9302-b1e16c77dbef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.21

Komic Klan Kracks Vol. 1, No. 2

Published by:
Patriotic American Publishing Co., American  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 9/16 × 5 1/4 × 1/16 in. (19.2 × 13.4 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
United States--History--1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number:
2013.231.22
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5110f7ac9-cd57-4450-882b-6567a933a1e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.231.22

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