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National Museum Exhibition, 1912, Blue Print of Second Floor, Freer Notes [Map Case Drawer 61, Folder 12]

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Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919  Search this
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Collection Citation:
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.
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Charles Lang Freer Papers / Series 11: Outsize Material / Series 1 Outsize: Genealogical and Biographical Data / Subseries 1.5.2: Freer Museum Notes, Sketches, and Plans
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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"Family Of The Sun" - The Planets of Our Solar System in Song

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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2009-08-21T19:58:18.000Z
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Alan Bean: Artist/Astronaut

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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2009-07-06T17:22:14.000Z
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(AT HOME) ON ART AND EVERYDAY LIFE: ARTIST TALK WITH RACHEL HARRISON

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
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2021-04-21T17:12:08.000Z
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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30,000 Skeletons

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Smithsonian Education  Search this
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2011-03-14T05:08:02.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Posted Aboard RMS "Titanic"

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
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2009-06-02T21:39:00.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
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National Postal Museum
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Shaw - “A Right to the City” Exhibition

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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research  Search this
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Interviews
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2019-06-04T18:27:47.000Z
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Education  Search this
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African Americans  Search this
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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
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Anacostia in “A Right to the City” Exhibition at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research  Search this
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2018-06-13T16:27:27.000Z
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African Americans  Search this
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Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
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Making a Moderm Museum exhibition video

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National Museum of American History  Search this
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2014-05-28T19:20:49.000Z
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Education  Search this
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American History  Search this
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National Museum of American History
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At Home with the Smithsonian Libraries: African American History & Culture Unbound

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Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
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2020-10-23T14:06:53.000Z
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Humboldt (Virtual) Happy Hour

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Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
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2020-09-03T20:15:11.000Z
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 2: Williamson Chang

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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Symposia
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2016-02-19T16:16:19.000Z
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Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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Hawaiian Sovereignty Symposium 6: Question & Answer Session

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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2016-02-19T16:16:18.000Z
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Native Sports with Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills

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National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
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2012-07-14T19:06:15.000Z
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National Museum of the American Indian
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The Pete Seeger Collections at the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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2020-05-05T17:33:32.000Z
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Special Events

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The Twelfth Annual Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert in 2006 was a tribute to Joseph T. Wilson, Executive Director of the National Council for Traditional Arts from 1976-2004 and a long-time collaborator of Ralph's and the Folklife Festival's. The concert spotlighted Joe's retirement project, "The Crooked Road", Virginia's Heritage Music Trail, officially designated by the Virginia General Assembly in 2004 to promote 250 miles of highways and backroads that meander through Southwestern Virginia from the Piedmont Plateau to the coalfields of the Cumberland Mountains.

Joe, writing in the guide to The Crooked Road, explained that "Virginia is one of the places where America invented its music. ... This music is the old fiddle and banjo sounds which have roots in Northern Europe, West Africa and colonial America." And, he continued, this "music from early America, treasured by musical families and small communities, is keeping to small places and instruction close to the hearth." The Crooked Road project was a careful attempt to share this regional music without destroying it. Joe and his colleagues in this effort were confident that the tradition was strong and its artists hearty. In local parlance, "taking the crooked road" also means playing an older fiddle tune, too difficult for an ensemble to tackle because it doesn't always follow a single line and offers a few too many unexpected twists. This sums up this individualistic region, its music, and one of its sons, Joe Wilson.

The 2006 Festival also featured a series of special concerts, Been in the Storm So Long, presenting the music of New Orleans. The spirit and sound of New Orleans music, in all of its forms, are heard and felt around the globe. Even today's urban hip hop has given birth to a local rhythmic version called "bounce." New Orleans has remained among the most important and influential music centers in the world. Its laid-back lifestyle, family traditions, close community ties, Creole humor, amazing cuisine, and unique view of life promised to ensure that the communal flame and rhythms that run from Congo Square through jazz, gospel, rhythm & blues, the Mardi Gras Indians, funk, and brass bands would continue to sustain its traditions while giving birth to new and exciting music forever.

However, the arrival of Hurricane Katrina of August 29, 2005, dealt a devastating blow to New Orleans - one that has threatened the city's physical, social, cultural, and economic future. More than 1500 Louisianans perished and hundreds were injured. Many homes, businesses, and buildings were destroyed or severely damaged. At the time of the 2006 Festival, nearly a year after the storm, several hundred thousand area residents remained outside of the city or state, as many neighborhoods were abandoned and in ruin, with little or no sign of recovery. A scarcity of jobs, housing, schools, medical services, and other basic needs, as well as environmental and health concerns, left over two-thirds of the pre-Katrina population questioning how, when, and if they could ever return home.

The neighborhoods that produced generations of musicians, social clubs, Mardi Gras Indians, and eccentric characters that gave New Orleans its identity were devastated, their populations displaced, dispersed, and focused on basic survival, not celebration. Many realized that the disaster was not yet over, as they struggled a year later with a difficult and confusing process of rebuilding.

In the year following the hurricane, many musicians were the focus of relief organizations and assistance. Some had been performing steadily around the world. Several musicians had relocated for the long term, citing better conditions and pay in other cities. The fate of New Orleans's musical traditions and cultural heritage was in serious jeopardy, as it was still not clear whether and when residents could return to rebuild their lives. While some predicted the demise of century-old cultural traditions, others believed that tragedy would inspire musical creativity or lead the New Orleans sound farther, influencing other styles wherever displaced musicians reside.

As the vulnerable city struggled for recovery and identity almost a year after Katrina, only time would tell if, when, and how much of the magic city would return. The Festival program offered a good occasion to reflect upon and savor the unique sound, spirit, and euphoria that New Orleans's musical traditions have shared with the nation and the world for generations, and to allow Washington audiences, once again, to enjoy those vibrant musical expressions.

Richard Kennedy was Coordinator of the Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert. Michael White was Curator of the Been in the Storm So Long concerts; John Franklin was liaison with National Museum of African American History and Culture; and Chuck Siler was presenter.

Been in the Storm So Long was produced in collaboration with the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Established by Congress in 2003, the museum is devoted to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture. The museum's exhibitions cover topics as varied as slavery, post-Civil War Reconstruction, the Harlem Renaissance, and the civil rights movement. Additional funding was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
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Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert

John Cephas, guitar, vocal, Woodford, Virginia

Phil Wiggins, 1954-, harmonica, Takoma Park, Maryland

Daryl Davis, Silver Spring, Maryland

Linda Lay and Springfield Exit -- Linda Lay and Springfield ExitLinda Lay, 1962-, Winchester, VirginiaDavid Lay, guitarDavid McLaughlin, 1958-, mandolin, Winchester, VirginiaRicky Simpkins, fiddleSammy Shelor, banjo, Meadows of Dan, Virginia

The Whitetop Mountain Band -- The Whitetop Mountain BandThornton Spencer, 1935-, Mouth of Wilson, VirginiaEmily Spencer, 1952-, Mouth of Wilson, VirginiaMartha Spencer, 1985-, Mouth of Wilson, VirginiaSpencer Pennington, rhythm guitar, Warrensville, North CarolinaMichelle Lyle, 1969-, bass, Lansing, North Carolina

Been in the Storm So Long

Friendly Travelers -- Friendly TravelersCarl Barrow, 1955-, Anacoco, LouisianaAl Caston, New Orleans, LouisianaKenitra Figaro, 1979-, Avondale, LouisianaL.D. Hiriams, 1944-, Pine Bluff, ArkansasWanda Joseph, 1960-, New Orleans, LouisianaAlfred Penns, 1949-, New Orleans, LouisianaLucain Randolph, 1963-, New Orleans, LouisianaFloyd Turner, 1943-, Westwego, Louisiana

Dr. Michael White and the Original Liberty Jazz Band -- Dr. Michael White and the Original Liberty Jazz BandDetroit Brooks, Baton Rouge, LousianaLester Caliste, McKinney, TexasHerman Lebeaux, New Orleans, LouisianaKerry G. Lewis, Gainesville, GeorgiaJohn Royen, Folsom, LouisianaGregory Stafford, New Orleans, LouisianaMichael White, Houston, Texas

The Hot 8 Brass Band -- The Hot 8 Brass BandKeith "Wolf" Anderson, 1964-, trombone, New Orleans, LouisianaLee Arnold, 1972-, manager, New Orleans, LouisianaTerrell "Burger" BatisteHarry "Swamp Thang" Cook, bass drum, New Orleans, LouisianaJerreau "Cousin" Fournett, trombone, New Orleans, LouisianaAlvarez "B.I.G. Al" Huntley, 1978-, trumpet, New Orleans, LouisianaJerome "Baybay" Jones, 1974-, trombone, New Orleans, LouisianaBennie "Big Peter" Pete, 1976-, tuba, New Orleans, LouisianaDinerral "Dick" Shavers, 1981-, snare drum, New Orleans, LouisianaWendell "Cliff" Stewart, 1978-, saxophone, New Orleans, LouisianaGerard Williams, 1965-, grand marshal, New Orleans, LouisianaRaymond "Dr. Rackle" Williams, 1961-, trumpet, New Orleans, Louisiana

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indian Tribe -- Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indian TribeJoseph Boudreaux, Larose, LouisianaErvin Banister, Baton Rouge, LouisianaJoseph Hill, River Ridge, LouisianaJonahthan Limjuco, New Orleans, LouisianaJohn Lisi, Baton Rouge, LousianaAndrew Preen, Terrytown, LouisianaGlenard G. Siggers, Jr., Prichard, Alabama

Ruben Williams

The Dixie Cups -- The Dixie CupsMarc Adams, Tampa, FloridaLeon Alexander, Virginia Beach, VirginiaCranston Clements, Tampa, FloridaBarbara Ann Hawkins, vocalist, Tampa, FloridaRosa Lee Hawkins, vocalist, Tampa, FloridaBernard JohnsonJames Markway, Tampa, FloridaAthelgra M. Neville, vocalist, Tampa, FloridaJoseph Saulsbury, Tampa, Florida

Davell Crawford -- Davell CrawfordDavell Crawford, piano, Lafayette, LouisianaCraig Adams, Houston, TexasMelany BatisteVanshawn Branch, Houston, TexasMark Brooks, Houston, TexasWalter Harris, Houston, TexasTelissa LongJabial ReedBrian Seeger, New Orleans, Louisiana
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2006 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2006, Series 5
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Public Program Records, 1975-2020

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of Audience Engagement  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Division of Performing Arts  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of Public Services  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Public Programs  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Education and Interpretation  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Public Programming  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of Programs and Strategic Initiatives  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Programs and Audience Development  Search this
Physical description:
15 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
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Date:
1975
1975-2020
Topic:
Performing arts  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and social media  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00519
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Public Program Records 1975-2020 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of Audience Engagement]
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Gallery & Museum Exhibitions - Andy Warhol

Collection Creator:
Bourdon, David  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966, 1971
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
David Bourdon papers, 1941-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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David Bourdon papers / Series 4: Printed Material
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Archives of American Art
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Gallery & Museum Exhibitions - Andy Warhol

Collection Creator:
Bourdon, David  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979, 1988-1989
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
David Bourdon papers, 1941-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art
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Gallery & Museum Exhibitions - Andy Warhol

Collection Creator:
Bourdon, David  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
David Bourdon papers, 1941-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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David Bourdon papers / Series 4: Printed Material
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Archives of American Art
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