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Gerry Mulligan and Zoot Sims

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Gerry Mulligan, 6 Apr 1927 - 19 Jan 1996  Search this
Zoot Sims, 29 Oct 1925 - 23 Mar 1985  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 31.7 × 30.5cm (12 1/2 × 12")
Sheet: 50.4 × 40.6cm (19 13/16 × 16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1955 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts  Search this
Music\Music stand  Search this
Zoot Sims: Male  Search this
Zoot Sims: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Zoot Sims: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Gerry Mulligan: Male  Search this
Gerry Mulligan: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42632de01-d4a6-4782-8d51-4e27df251f2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.19

Zoot Sims

Artist:
W. Eugene Smith, 30 Dec 1918 - 15 Oct 1978  Search this
Sitter:
Zoot Sims, 29 Oct 1925 - 23 Mar 1985  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 33.5cm x 24.8cm (13 3/16" x 9 3/4")
Sheet: 35.3cm x 27.9cm (13 7/8" x 11")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1960
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Zoot Sims: Male  Search this
Zoot Sims: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn player\Saxophonist  Search this
Zoot Sims: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Daniel and Noémi Mattis
Object number:
S/NPG.96.185
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© The Heirs of W. Eugene Smith
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ece2e249-ebc4-4d79-a267-3a3c76fc9718
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.96.185

Herman Leonard Photographic Collection

Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Names:
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Bennett, Tony, 1926-  Search this
Blakey, Art, 1919-1990  Search this
Brown, Clifford  Search this
Camero, Candido, 1921-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-  Search this
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990  Search this
Haig, Al, 1924-1982  Search this
Heath, Percy, 1923-2005  Search this
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959  Search this
Horne, Lena  Search this
Marsalis, Wynton, 1961-  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Pettiford, Oscar, 1922-1960  Search this
Roach, Max, 1924-2007  Search this
Russell, Curly  Search this
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Stitt, Sonny  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Terry, Clark  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Young, Lester, 1909-1959  Search this
Extent:
5.6 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1948-1993
Summary:
Jazz club photographs by noted Jazz photographer Herman Leonard.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 110 black-and-white photographic prints depicting musicians performing at various American and European jazz clubs between 1948 and 1991. The collection contains mounted and unmounted 11" x 14" and 16" x 20" prints made by Leonard. Artists represented among these photographs are Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Lester Young, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk. The photographs are organized into three series: Series 1: 11"x 14" prints, Series 2: 16" x 20" prints, and Series 3: Addenda. The series are arranged alphabetically by performer's last name. Unmatted 16" x 20" prints can be found in box 2 but are listed alphabetically by performer.
Biographical / Historical:
Herman Leonard (1923‑2010) was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and served as a military photographer in Burma during World War II. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in photography from Ohio University and began working with Yousuf Karsh, a Canadian portraitist. Settling in New York in 1949, Leonard began photographing jazz musicians at various jazz clubs on Broadway and Fifty‑Second Streets, and in Harlem for such publications as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Life, Look, Playboy, and Time. He later to Paris to begin a fashion and advertising business. He also continued photographing jazz musicians. In 1988 Leonard presented his first exhibition, "Images of Jazz," in London. This show established his reputation as a leading photographer of jazz and sparked further shows and publications.
Provenance:
The Herman Leonard Photographs were donated to the National Museum of American History by Mr. Leonard on December 17, 1991 and in 2006.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0445
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e44f9017-2701-439c-ac51-9916f1092b09
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0445
Online Media:

Sims, Zoot

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 3: Addendum 16" x 20" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep875c6904b-6962-4007-8de2-3150b325f114
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref624

You Go to My Head; The Scene Is Clean

Recording artist:
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Manufacturer:
Prestige  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Recording date:
1950
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.361
Maker number:
719
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.361
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-cc78-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_671985
Online Media:

SIMS, ZOOT

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ec2b5cae-ea60-4299-a14c-4806221b732b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref397

undated Dark Cloud

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bad16395-3923-46ae-bc03-9a22bbe617ed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref398

1970 Fillings

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80645d0e1-5ee4-4d3e-85ca-985b9ba17273
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref399

undated Girl From Ipanema

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88cd854d3-e3fd-4c24-adb4-5947a4a9ba45
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref400

1976 Hawthorne Nights

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep864a19503-fc1f-49f3-a38c-eb875b07dd83
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref401

undated I Got It Bad

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8428cb26b-cafe-4fe3-a418-9205a11f68c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref402

undated Mainstem

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86865e86a-58cb-4252-8158-56f886c72a1b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref404

undated More Than You Know

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep897f353f2-3d6a-4026-8cf3-9bd1e340f7af
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref405

undated Only A Rose

Collection Creator:
Holman, Bill, 1927-  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the reproduction rights to the music of the Bill Holman Collection. All requests for performance or publication of Mr. Holman's compositions and/or arrangements should be directed to Bill Holman at 323-466-8809.
Collection Citation:
Bill Holman Collection, 1951-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Bill Holman Collection
Bill Holman Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / SIMS, ZOOT
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8084dbabd-8dc9-4e12-8d59-68c207ab8032
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0733-ref406

Sims, "Zoot" (John Haley)

Collection Creator:
Garland, Ed  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890-1941  Search this
Darensbourg, Joe, 1906-1985  Search this
Davison, Bill  Search this
Blake, Eubie (James Herbert), 1883-1983  Search this
Wilson, Buster  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
Levin, Floyd, 1922-2007  Search this
Collection Donor:
Levin, Lucille  Search this
Container:
Box 57, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1987
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection, 1880-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection
Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection / Series 5: Artists Files / 5.1: General Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80855eb6c-b4cf-4032-a84d-67235b05ca70
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1222-ref1260

One to Blow On

Recording artist:
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Manufacturer:
Biograph  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.04806
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
BLP 12062
Catalog number:
1996.0153.04806
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c34f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1229379

Suitably Zoot

Recording artist:
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.04807
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
108
Catalog number:
1996.0153.04807
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c350-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1229380

Happy Over Hoagy

Recording artist:
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Al Cohn Septet  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.04808
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
Jass Twelve
Catalog number:
1996.0153.04808
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c351-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1229381

Yellow Duck (track 1) Which Way (track 2); Dedicated to Lee (track 1) Late Date (track 2)

Recording artist:
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Manufacturer:
Prestige  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.15576
Catalog number:
1996.0153.15576
Label number:
PrEP 1341
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-03e9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1246330

Locking Horns

Recording artist:
Sims, Zoot  Search this
Newman, Joe  Search this
Manufacturer:
Roulette  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Mexico, United States
Release date:
1958
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.854
Maker number:
R-52009
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.854
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9bec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_669229

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