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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records

Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Names:
New York City Housing Authority  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (2 boxes; 4 linear ft., 3.58 GB)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Photographs
Digital audio formats
Digital images
Oral histories (document genres)
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2009-2011
Summary:
An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.
Scope and Contents:
An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.

Materials date from 2009-2011 and include photographic prints, over fifty audio interviews, digital images, a digital video commercial for the exhibition, a photocopy of a letter from Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Honorable Sonia Sotomayor to the curators pertaining to the exhibition. Brochures, postcards, and copies of newspaper articles and journals featuring the exhibition are also present.
Biographical / Historical:
Washington, D.C. native Rico Washington holds a BA from Fordham University's African & African-American Studies program. As a journalist who has interviewed celebrities such as Erykah Badu, his work has appeared in New York Moves, Upscale, Wax Poetics, Ebony.com, and Okayplayer.com. He has also served as music editor for Brooklynbased Free Magazine and staff writer/columnist at XLR8R magazine. Rico is also a teaching artist with the non-profit arts organization Arts Connection. He lives and works in New York City.

Shino Yanagawa holds a BA in Economics from Japan's Hoesi University, A Tokyo native she has been a professional photographer for more than a decade. Yanagawa has photographed an array of musicians including Q-Tip. In addition to being a regular contributor to Japanese newspapers Nikkei and Sankei, her works have also appeared in publications such as GQ-Japan, Harper's Bazaar-Japan, and Blue Note-Japan. She lives and works in New York City.
Provenance:
Donated by Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa in 2017.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Public housing  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 21st century
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 21st century
Digital audio formats
Digital images
Oral histories (document genres)
Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-103
Online Media:

Index Cards, Boston - Bronx Park, New York (1916)

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar  Search this
Container:
Box 13 of 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 120, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Specimen Records
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Specimen Records
Specimen Records / Box 13
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0120-refidd1e480

Index Cards, Bronx Park, New York (1917) - Chicago

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Office of the Registrar  Search this
Container:
Box 13 of 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 120, United States National Museum, Office of the Registrar, Specimen Records
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Specimen Records
Specimen Records / Box 13
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0120-refidd1e491

Paspalum longipilum Nash

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
G. V. Nash  Search this
Place:
Bronx Park., New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
27 Aug 1896
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Paspalum longipilum Nash
Barcode:
04262774
USNM Number:
1387281
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3af271baa-26db-49e0-b7bd-74e492f34bfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16128184

Dichanthelium depauperatum (Muhl.) Gould

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Eugene P. Bicknell  Search this
Place:
New York City. In Bronx Park., New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
21 Jun 1896
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Dichanthelium depauperatum (Muhl.) Gould
Barcode:
04254882
USNM Number:
954141
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37fdd5fba-046e-45bf-91b1-02d0158e9ada
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16022352

A pair of Nubian (three-horned) giraffes, from German East Africa, Bronx Park, N.Y. City. 11470 photonegative

Topic:
WILD ANIMALS
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Hill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
German East Africa
New York (N.Y.)
Nubia
Tanzania
Date:
1913
Local Numbers:
RSN 15144

Video number 14531
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 2.2.3 [104].
Same as RSN 27883.
Copy and Version Identification Note:
819
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Animals -- New York  Search this
Giraffe -- New York  Search this
Parks -- New York  Search this
Zoos -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15135-15239
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref11680

Atlantic Walrus ("whale horse") relative to seal and sea lion, Bronx Park, N.Y. City. 11471 photonegative

Topic:
WILD ANIMALS
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Hill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1913
Local Numbers:
RSN 15145

Video number 14532
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.41 [16].
Same as RSN 27862.
Copy and Version Identification Note:
50
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Animals -- New York  Search this
Parks -- New York  Search this
Walruses -- New York  Search this
Zoos -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15135-15239
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref11681

Work of a glacial age--30-ton boulder left on glacier grooved native rock, Bronx Park. [Active no. 11504 : half-stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
NEW YORK CITY TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Hill  Search this
Names:
New York Zoological Park  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1913
Local Numbers:
RSN 15214

Video number 14600
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.42 [40].
Similar to RSN 15103, 15215 and 27909.
Company acc. no. 152477.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Parks -- New York  Search this
Rocks -- New York  Search this
Zoos -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15135-15239
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref11750

Work of a glacial age--30-ton boulder left on glacier grooved native rock, Bronx Park. [Active no. 11504 : half-stereo photonegative,]

Topic:
NEW YORK CITY TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Hill  Search this
Names:
New York Zoological Park  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1913
Local Numbers:
RSN 15215

Video number 14601
General:
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 3.1.42 [40].
Similar to RSN 15103, 15214 and 27909.
Orig. no. 152477.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Parks -- New York  Search this
Rocks -- New York  Search this
Zoos -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15135-15239
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref11751

Atlantic walrus ("whale horse"), relative to seal and sea lion, Bronx Park, New York. 11471 interpositive

Topic:
NEW YORK CITY-Bronx Park
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
New York (N.Y.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 27862
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.58 [91].
Same as RSN 15145.
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Animals -- New York  Search this
Parks -- New York  Search this
Walrus -- New York  Search this
Zoos -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 27845-27950
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref25619

Work of a glacial age--30-ton boulder left on glacier grooved native rock, Bronx Park. 11504 Interpositive

Topic:
NEW YORK CITY TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Hill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1913
Local Numbers:
RSN 27909
General:
NOTE! IMAGE REVERSE COPIED ON VIDEODISC! Similar to RSN 15183, 15214 and 15215.
Currently stored in box 3.2.58 [91].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
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.
Topic:
Formations (Geology)  Search this
Parks -- New York  Search this
Rocks -- New York  Search this
Zoos -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 27845-27950
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref25665

Folder 52 Schaller, G. B. Correspondence between Dr. G. B. Schaller, New York Zoological Society, Bronx Park, New York, and Dr. Eisenberg dating from February 1973 to December 1975.

Collection Creator::
Eisenberg, John Frederick, 1935-  Search this
Container:
Box 11 of 18
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7411, John F. Eisenberg Papers
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John F. Eisenberg Papers
John F. Eisenberg Papers / Box 11
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7411-refidd1e7025

Festuca rubra L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Percy Wilson  Search this
Place:
New York City. N. Y. Bot. Garden Bronx Park., New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
7 Jun 1916
Common name:
red fescue
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Festuca rubra L.
Barcode:
04045927
USNM Number:
1011211
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b00853e8-92c6-4394-9797-aa4359e10730
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15821078

Cyperus strigosus L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
W. N. Clute  Search this
Percy Wilson  Search this
Place:
Bronx Park, New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
1 Sep 1899
Common name:
Umbrella Sedge
strawcolored flatsedge
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Cyperus strigosus L.
Barcode:
02249982
USNM Number:
3614542
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/304fb23fb-f2b8-4dbd-a427-841b4129e7be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13505591

Condylura cristata cristata

Collector:
J. A. Loring  Search this
Length - Total:
194 mm
Length - Tail:
78 mm
Length - Hind Tarsus:
27 mm
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Male
Place:
New York City, Bronx Park; New York Zoological Park, New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
17 May 1899
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Soricomorpha, Talpidae, Scalopinae
Published Name:
Condylura cristata cristata
Accession Number:
037732
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 14
USNM Number:
105250
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bfdf8c39-9b0b-424f-9889-9c1832832d57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7241276

Scalopus aquaticus aquaticus

Collector:
Collector Unknown  Search this
Length - Total:
169 mm
Length - Tail:
31 mm
Length - Hind Tarsus:
20 mm
Preparation:
Skin
Skull
Sex:
Female
Place:
Bronx Park, New York Zoological Park, New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
12 Aug 1899
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Eutheria, Soricomorpha, Talpidae, Scalopinae
Published Name:
Scalopus aquaticus aquaticus
Other Numbers:
Mammals Field Number : 13
USNM Number:
105254
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Vertebrate Zoology
Mammals
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Mammals Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30f46b0b6-224d-4f9c-9e23-09739ee08011
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_7241279

Filariidae

Collector:
Horace W. Stunkard  Search this
Prep Count:
1
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Remarks:
Vial/bottle
Place:
New York City, Bronx Park, New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
14 Jan 1927
Common name:
Nematodes
Other Numbers:
USNPC Accession (Catalog) : 027605.00
USNM Number:
1329768
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Invertebrate Zoology
Nematoda
US National Parasite Collection
Parasite Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30a30557f-3fdd-4193-a061-dd12053ceddd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_11984070

Padus virginiana (L.) M. Roem.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Felice Ferrero  Search this
Place:
Bronx Park., New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
May 1900
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Padus virginiana (L.) M. Roem.
Barcode:
03719916
USNM Number:
3571276
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f8f4caa6-b796-43de-bf60-a68bcff0d29e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15415979

Potentilla canadensis L.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Felice Ferrero  Search this
Place:
Bronx Park., New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
28 Apr 1900
Common name:
cinquefoil
dwarf cinquefoil
running cinquefoil
running five-fingers
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Potentilla canadensis L.
Barcode:
03738682
USNM Number:
3571275
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d25c1f82-4e7e-4e7a-bdfa-385819c05193
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15368343

Potentilla sp.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Felice Ferrero  Search this
Place:
Bronx Park., New York, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 5/5/0
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Rosaceae
Published Name:
Potentilla sp.
Barcode:
03741942
USNM Number:
3571281
See more items in:
Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33cf558f7-6009-4a4c-883a-14eb4ad0a7f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_15356079

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