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Cross pendant owned by Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 13/16 × 3/16 in. (3.8 × 2.1 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
crosses (objects)
pendants (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.47
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e0113b00-c9a3-4b4a-b099-c628fc648d8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.47
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Letter to Mary Church Terrell from Joseph Douglass

Written by:
Joseph Henry Douglass, American, 1871 - 1935  Search this
Received by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, American, 1811 - 1896  Search this
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 3/8 in. (27.9 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 31, 1911
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c69c705b-7adc-43ce-84c5-697d665e5b1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.22
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Circular desk calendar owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Galt & Bro Inc., American, 1802 - 2001  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, plastic, wood, ink, backing
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/8 × 5 1/4 × 11/16 in. (13.7 × 13.3 × 1.7 cm)
Type:
perpetual calendars
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1892-1934
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ef1b0cb2-d39f-438d-a6ab-0a9a6d6e2080
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.12
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Opera glasses and case owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Lemaire, French, 1846 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
glasses:metal, plastic, glass, mother of pearl;
case: leather, silk, metal, paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D (case): 2 3/4 × 4 5/8 × 2 in. (7 × 11.7 × 5.1 cm)
H x W x D (glasses): 2 1/4 × 4 × 1 1/2 in. (5.7 × 10.2 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
opera glasses
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
late 19th-mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.16ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b5093de-622e-41b1-be29-adec38c8ffc1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.16ab
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Strongbox owned by Church and Terrell families

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Louise Ayers Church, American, born ca. 1846  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 6 1/4 in. (11.4 × 24.1 × 15.9 cm)
Type:
strongboxes
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1860s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Finance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.36ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd506e685d8-9613-4e98-8365-320af2d4f319
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.36ab
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Commemorative bell from the 1883 Swiss National Exhibition

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, string
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 3/4 × 5 15/16 × 5 15/16 in. (14.6 × 15.1 × 15.1 cm)
Type:
commemoratives
bells (idiophones)
Place used:
Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1883
Topic:
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Government  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Ceremonial Tools
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53677e1bb-5bb7-4b0d-ac54-0b21eb33e103
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.4
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Service Award pin for Mary Church Terrell from the NACW

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/2 × 1 5/16 × 3/16 in. (3.8 × 3.3 × 0.4 cm)
Type:
pins (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.43
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59f5dc8f5-15c6-4c05-99f5-0c91b1c79344
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.43
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Pin for the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, American, founded 1896  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
metal, enamel
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (2.4 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
pins (jewelry)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1896-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.45
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Movement:
Women's Club Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a110ca9c-0f34-444d-bd1f-20adec70cf2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.45
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Sterling spoon engraved for Mary Eliza Church

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 5/8 × 15/16 × 3/8 in. (9.2 × 2.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
spoons
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.50.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd583c08cb8-bc47-4484-8052-e73d3ea530bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.50.1
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Gold pencil and case owned by the Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
gold, leather, metal, lining
Dimensions:
H x W x D (pencil): 2 1/2 × 5/16 × 5/16 in. (6.4 × 0.8 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (case, closed): 3/4 × 2 9/16 × 13/16 in. (1.9 × 6.5 × 2.1 cm)
Type:
mechanical pencils
cases (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.54ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c52ad9cf-6bd8-40a4-874f-6fef22dd7c40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.54ab
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Wedding ring belonging to Louise Ayers Church

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Louise Ayers Church, American, born ca. 1846  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
eighteen-carat gold
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3/4 × 1/4 in. (1.9 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
finger rings
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862-1870
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.56
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd588cbf20f-aaae-496d-b536-99b8e51fe8bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.56
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Pocket watch and chain owned by Terrell family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
enamel, metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/16 × 18 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (1.1 × 46.4 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
pocket knives
pocket watches
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57b83b1e0-5c03-4132-8a5e-d6e28c720e5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.6ab
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Gelatin silver print of Mary Church Terrell

Photograph by:
Addison N. Scurlock, American, 1883 - 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1910
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Education  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
TA2017.13.10.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b18e887b-5c9b-4759-b70b-e4d856030743
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2017.13.10.2
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Cosmetic case owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal, mirrors
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 × 13 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (20.3 × 34.9 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1891-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b0db15ce-0f13-4fc4-aa0f-5f8e383803e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.5

Feather fan owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
feather, plastic, metal, string
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Fan folded and tassel not extended): 1 1/2 × 18 × 10 in. (3.8 × 45.7 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
fans (costume accessories)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5029d2bc3-8385-456a-9151-c20f0bdb880a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.2

Monogrammed playing cards owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (individual playing card): 3 1/2 × 2 1/4 in. (8.9 × 5.7 cm)
Type:
playing cards
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1891-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Play  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.8.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da5730bd-9f27-43a0-9da4-7f03efd93a9e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.8.1ab

Mink stole owned by Mary Church Terrell

Created by:
Hochschild Kohn's, American, 1897 - 1984  Search this
Owned by:
Mary Church Terrell, American, 1863 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
pelt, cord, glass, plastic, thread, tags
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 8 × 46 × 2 in. (20.3 × 116.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
stoles (outerwear)
Place collected:
Highland Beach, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1897-1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray and Jean Langston in memory of Mary Church and Robert Terrell
Object number:
A2017.13.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Mary Church Terrell Family Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55f13e1ef-ae10-42de-b157-25bf9a156e8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.13.1.1

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