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Sheet Music collection

Extent:
1.66 Linear feet (24 sheet music, 1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
circa 1899-1952
Contents:
A toast to W.C. Handy; on the Occasionof his 79th Birthday dinner Waldorf Astoria hotel, N.Y.C. -- The Blues I've got poet -- Harlem Lullaby -- Ole Manny's Lullaby Songs; with an instrumental medley -- He's up against the real thing now -- Everytime I pick a sweetie; with Ukulele arrangement -- You're in the right Church but the wrong pew; The greatest of williams and Walkers great big hits -- Any old place in Yankee land is good enough for me; United States -- Williams' Original Dixie Jubilee Singers -- Three Questions -- Any Rags -- DarkTown Barbacue -- Nobody -- Hail to the Spirit of Freedom; Souvenir of the Lincoln Jubilee -- Make Way for Cindy! -- Impecunious Davis; characteristic two-step, march and cake-walk -- Miss Dinah Fair; a darkey dissertation.
Scope and Contents:
This collection, which dates from circa 1899-1952, contains sheet music mostly by African-American composers. These materials were purchased in support of the exhibit "The Renaissance: Black Arts of the Twenties" which was held at the Anacostia Community Museum from September 1985--December 1986.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Harlem Renaissance  Search this
African Americans -- Music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music
Citation:
Sheet Music collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.10-005
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Sheet Music collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-10-005

Some Serious Business records

Creator:
Some Serious Business (Firm)  Search this
Extent:
6.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1980
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes correspondence with artists, exhibition announcements, flyers, posters, and financial records of the alternative art organization, Some Serious Business that was located in Venice, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Art organization; Venice, Calif. Susan Martin, was co-founder in 1976 along with Elizabeth Freeman and Nancy Drew. Some Serious Business was among the leading avant-garde organizations sponsoring and showcasing underground performance/conceptual art and music in the late 1970s.
Provenance:
Donated 2000 by Susan Martin.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art -- Societies, etc. -- California -- Venice  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.someserb
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-someserb

Dane Coolidge photographs from Mexico

Photographer:
Coolidge, Dane, 1873-1940  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Linear feet
6 Photographs
Culture:
Seri  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1932
Summary:
This collection contains 3 photographic prints (and 3 copy negatives) depicting a Seri man in Mexico, photographed by Dane Coolidge in 1932.
Scope and Contents:
N37332-N37334, P15199-P15201

This collection contains 3 gelatin silver prints shot by Dane Coolidge in Mexico in 1932 and 3 copy prints created from those prints by the Museum of the American Indian. Coolidge and his wife Mary Roberts Coolidge studied the Seri in the 1930s. All three photographs are outdoor portraits of Seri medicine man Santo Blanco. In one photo he is shaking rattles, in a another photo he is depicting playing a musical bow, and in the third photo he is wearing a medicine man's crown. Some of these photos were used to illustrate Dane and Mary Coolidge's book The Last of the Seris (1939).
Arrangement:
Arranged by catalog number.
Biographical / Historical:
Naturalist and novelist Dane Coolidge was a born on March 24, 1873 in Natick, Massachusetts and grew up in Riverside, California. He received his education from Standard and Harvard Universities. He later worked as a field collector for the British Museum, Stanford University, and the U.S. National Zoological Park. He wrote both fiction and non-fiction usually set in Western locales such as California and the U.S. Southwest. In 1906, he married sociologist Mary Roberts and the two collaborated on the books The Navajo Indians (1930) and The Last of the Seris (1939). Dane Coolidge died in 1940 and Mary Roberts Coolidge in 1945.
Related Materials:
The University of California's The Bancroft Library holds Dan Coolidge Papers (Collection Number: BANC MSS C-H 82).

The Smithsonian Institution Libraries holds a copy of The Last of the Seris (Call no. F1221.S43C7).
Separated Materials:
Mary Roberts Coolidge also donated Seri objects to NMAI (catalog numbers 203200 - 203414).
Provenance:
This collection was purchased from Mary Roberts Coolidge in 1940.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Indians of Central America  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dane Coolidge photographs from Mexico, catalog #, NMAI.AC.202; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.202
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Dane Coolidge photographs from Mexico
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-202
Online Media:

Santo Blanco (Seri) playing musical bow

Photographer:
Coolidge, Dane, 1873-1940  Search this
Names:
Blanco, Santo  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Coolidge, Dane, 1873-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 Gelatin silver print
1 Copy negative
Container:
Photo-folder 1
Culture:
Seri  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Gelatin silver prints
Copy negatives
Date:
1932
Scope and Contents:
Photograph depicting Seri medicine man Santo Blanco sitting outside and playing a musical bow. He wears a medicine man crown or headdress. Photographed by Dane Coolidge in Bahía de Kino (Kino Bay), Mexico, 1932.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Dane Coolidge photographs from Mexico, catalog #, NMAI.AC.202; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.202, Item P15199, N37332
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Dane Coolidge photographs from Mexico
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-202-ref1

G. Gage Skinner collection

Photographer:
Skinner, G. Gage  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
265 Slides (photographs)
1 Sound cassette
Culture:
Ika (Ica/Arhuaco)  Search this
Kogi (Kagaba)  Search this
Mapuche  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Sound cassettes
Audiocassettes
Place:
Santa Marta Range (Colombia)
Chile
Colombia
Date:
1964-1966
1972
Summary:
This collection consists of 265 photographic slides and 1 audio cassette recording made by former Peace Corps volunteer G. Gage Skinner while living and traveling in Chile and Colombia in the 1960s-1970s. Images include portraits, landscapes, ceremonies, and daily village life. Audio recording includes songs, chants, and musical instruments.
Scope and Contents:
The G. Gage Skinner collection consists of 265 photographic slides and 1 audio cassette recording made by former Peace Corps volunteer G. Gage Skinner while living and traveling in Chile and Colombia in the 1960s-1970s. Series 1: Chile, 1964-1966, includes images of individual portraits, landscapes, ceremonies, and daily village life of the Mapuche peoples of what is now the Araucanía Region of Chile. Also part of Series 1 is an audio recording of songs, chants, and musical instruments from a 1965 Nguillatún fertility ceremony near Lumaco, Chile. Series 2: Colombia, 1972, includes images of landscapes and daily village life of the Ika (Ica/Arhuaco) and Kogi (Kagaba) peoples of the area near Donachui in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range of Colombia. Images include a particular focus on Ika (Ica/Arhuaco) dwellings and architecture, weaving, trade goods, and agriculture.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in two series. Series 1: Chile, 1964-1966 and Series 2: Colombia, 1972.
Biographical / Historical:
G. Gage Skinner is a former Peace Corps volunteer, having served in Chile, 1964-1966, and later in Colombia, 1969-1972. A student of cultural anthropology and a graduate of San Diego State University, Skinner has taught at the college level, and has published on a wide range of topics, including beekeeping, the fur trade, and the history of the American West.
Related Materials:
The Peace Corps Community Archives at American University in Washington, DC maintains a collection of manuscript materials donated by G. Gage Skinner documenting his Peace Corps service in Chile and Colombia. These materials include diaries, biographical information, training materials, and publications. In addition to material culture objects in the NMAI Object Collections donated by Skinner, there are also a large number of objects documenting Mapuche culture which he donated to the San Diego Museum of Man's ethnographic collections.
Separated Materials:
G. Gage Skinner also donated a number of material culture objects to the NMAI Object Collections, documenting the Mapuche, Ika (Ica/Arhuaco), and Kamsá (Sebondoy) peoples of Chile and Colombia. The object numbers are 27/0087 - 27/0089 and 27/0102 - 27/0108.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by G. Gage Skinner in 2017 and 2018.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not modified in any way, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian. For more information please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use and NMAI Archive Center's Digital Image request website.
Topic:
Peace Corps (U.S.)  Search this
Indians of South America -- Chile  Search this
Indians of South America -- Colombia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Audiocassettes
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); G. Gage Skinner collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.116
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G. Gage Skinner collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-116
Online Media:

22c Duke Ellington single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2211
Depicts:
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
April 29, 1986
Topic:
Music & Musicians  Search this
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Black Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1999.2004.482
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e9db8e70-44a1-4cb9-a117-01db315409be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1999.2004.482

22c Certified Public Accountants (CPA) single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2361
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 21, 1987
Topic:
Organizations & Associations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1993.2070.131
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8634a989a-091b-40e5-9354-e2f80c69f186
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1993.2070.131

22c James Weldon Johnson single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2371
Depicts:
James Weldon Johnson, American, 1871 - 1938  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
February 2, 1988
Topic:
Music & Musicians  Search this
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Literature  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1993.2070.141
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88bf07539-c2d9-4dfc-8097-a14e467194cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1993.2070.141

25c One-Horse Sleigh and Village single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2400
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 20, 1988
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1993.2070.170
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm81a8ebd2d-369b-4397-9fd5-852e93afd022
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1993.2070.170

25c Carousel Deer single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2390
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 1, 1988
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Art & Photography  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1989.0496.10226
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm831c2b4f0-89e3-427b-9e74-15fd45f33d0f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1989.0496.10226

25c Carousel Horse single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2391
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 1, 1988
Topic:
Art & Photography  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1989.0496.10227
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm80a7423d3-91f6-462a-9d4d-4f5d35605a77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1989.0496.10227

25c Carousel Camel single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2392
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 1, 1988
Topic:
Art & Photography  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1989.0496.10228
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm87e0a498f-5fdf-4114-973c-fb21f905d420
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1989.0496.10228

25c Carousel Goat single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2393
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 1, 1988
Topic:
Art & Photography  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1989.0496.10229
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8c21e5167-5ccd-4520-a4fb-5b9fa8e452f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1989.0496.10229

25c Botticelli "Madonna and Child" single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2399
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography, engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 20, 1988
Topic:
Art & Photography  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1989.0496.10234
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8c8bffae6-e921-4b30-b50d-ab5fd517037c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1989.0496.10234

Dollhouse Musical Instrument

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 2 cm; 2 3/8 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
Musical Instrument
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Dolls  Search this
Credit Line:
Henry W. Johnstone
ID Number:
DL.291033.31
Accession number:
291033
Catalog number:
291033.31
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8411-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997317

In the Echo of My Heart; Let's Tell Our Dream to the Moon

Recording artist:
Atcher, Bob  Search this
Bonnie Blue Eyes  Search this
Maker:
Columbia  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1942
Related Publication:
Russell, Tony. Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942
ID Number:
1996.0320.10802
Collector/donor number:
17943
Maker number:
37418
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.10802
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9be4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1280696

Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo); Don't You Love Me Anymore

Recording artist:
Smith, Jack  Search this
Clark Sisters  Search this
Frank DeVol and Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1947
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Walter
ID Number:
1981.0566.027
Accession number:
1981.0566
Maker number:
B-465
Catalog number:
1981.0566.027
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d105-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662640

Constellation; September in the Rain

Recording artist:
Sam Donahue and his Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Subject:
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Walter
ID Number:
1981.0566.032
Accession number:
1981.0566
Maker number:
15172
Catalog number:
1981.0566.032
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d108-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662643

Floatin'; Let's Eat

Recording artist:
Bobby Sherwood and his Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1946
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Walter
ID Number:
1981.0566.033
Accession number:
1981.0566
Maker number:
15211
Catalog number:
1981.0566.033
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c7f7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662644

Cotton Tail; Snap Your Fingers

Recording artist:
Bobby Sherwood and his Orchestra  Search this
Maker:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1945
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Walter
ID Number:
1981.0566.014
Accession number:
1981.0566
Maker number:
231
Catalog number:
1981.0566.014
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d6a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_663297

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