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[The widows approach the chief]

[The widows approach the chief]

Native youths shooting arrows, throwing balls at target placed atop tall pole, and running races.

La Veuve et son Curé Dedieé à Messieurs les Curés qui portent la paix et la concorde dans les familles / / Peint par J.B. Greuze ... ; Gravé par J.C. Levasseur.

La Veuve et son Curé Dedieé à Messieurs les Curés qui portent la paix ...

The widow and her curé. Marsh collection. LeBlanc 60. Heller 11. Béraldi 11.

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentlemen, at Faneuil-Hall, the tragedy of Zara: the expences of the house being paid, the overplus will be apply’d to the benefit of the widows and children of the soldiers … The doo

On Saturday next will be perform’d by a society of ladies and gentleme...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... More

Resolution from Kentucky's congress regarding payments to the widows and orphans of War of 1812 soldiers
[Executor's notice for will of Anna Carpenter and administrator's notice for estate of Mrs. Frances Woodman]

[Executor's notice for will of Anna Carpenter and administrator's noti...

Executor's notice for will of Anna Carpenter by executors Stephen Gould and Edward W. Lawton and administrator's notice for estate of Mrs. Frances Woodman by administrator John Stevens, both published in the Ne... More

[Unidentified woman, possibly Mrs. James Shields, in mourning dress and brooch showing Confederate soldier and holding young boy wearing kepi]

[Unidentified woman, possibly Mrs. James Shields, in mourning dress an...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Papier mache with mother of pearl and hand painting; floral design. Identification of woman as Mrs. James Shields from dealer. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202... More

[Studio portraits of a Japanese officer (yaconin) and his family; a widow in mourning and her son, women street dancers and a girl fencing with a man]

[Studio portraits of a Japanese officer (yaconin) and his family; a wi...

Title devised by Library staff. Captions on front of item: "Japanese officer (Yaconin), wife and daughter" (upper left); "Japanese widow of the upper class in mourning (shaven head) and her son" (upper right); ... More

A grand fair for sick and disabled soldiers and sailors, and soldiers' widows and orphans will be held at the Horse-Guard armory, Bacon's Block, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 1st, 2d, and 3d [1868].

A grand fair for sick and disabled soldiers and sailors, and soldiers'...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 72, Folder 50.

The great American osculator -- Uncle Billy kissing his way to the Presidency
The great American osculator -- Uncle Billy kissing his way to the Presidency

The great American osculator -- Uncle Billy kissing his way to the Pre...

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Early soddy, near Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska.

Early soddy, near Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: Inscription on another photo reads: "The Widow Long, West Union, C.C." Since Butcher identified the location as Ansley, this location will be used instead of West Union until research proves otherwise.... More

Orson Cooley in northeast Custer County on the county line near Coolyton Post Office in Loup County.

Orson Cooley in northeast Custer County on the county line near Coolyt...

summary: Through a newspaper ad, a widow met and married Orson Cooley. The little child in "Uncle" Orson's lap is their child which died. The other children still owned the farm in 1912. Please see Additional ... More

Orson Cooley in northeast Custer County on the county line near Coolyton Post Office in Loup County.

Orson Cooley in northeast Custer County on the county line near Coolyt...

summary: Through a newspaper ad, a widow met and married Orson Cooley. The little child in "Uncle" Orson's lap is their child which died. The other children still owned the farm in 1912. Please see Additional ... More

The real Widow Brown

The real Widow Brown

57214 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin. & N.Y." Direction of A.Q. Scammon. No. 4123. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library... More

A.Q. Scammon's The real Widow Brown

A.Q. Scammon's The real Widow Brown

38625 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell-Morgan Print." Caption: I am she. Created and "copyrighted 1899 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3907. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Hoyt's new A trip to Chinatown
"Gridiron Women" hold frolic while men fete President at Press Club. Washington, D.C., Dec. 16. While the Gridiron Club of Washington is holding its annual dinner for the Presdient at the National Press Club, women officials, newspaper women, and wives of members and guests of the Gridiron Club, dubbed "gridiron Widows" by Mrs. Roosevelt, will gather at the White House for their own party. five "impossible moments" in the highest official and social circles of Washington will be presented in gag form. More, one of those moments is built around the forthcoming visit of the British king and queen, and is the "Cummings Courtesy Class" in which Mrs. Homer S. Cummings, the one Cabinet lady who has been presented at the Court of St. James', drills her fellow cabinet ladies in their prospective duties. The ladies are exhausted after one of the sessions. They are: Mrs. Ickes - Violet Sweethaven, Mrs. Wallce - Vesta Cummings, Mrs. Perkins - Doris Fleeson, Mrs. Morganthau - Jane Eads, Mrs. Hull - Ruth Jones, Mrs. Cummings - Beth Campbell, Mrs. Woodring - Dudley Hermon, Mrs. Farley - Bab Lincoln, Mrs. Swanson - Julia Bonwitt, Mrs. Rober - Mary Hornaday. Mrs. Ickes, still poppy, is doing a dance step and asking, "Can't we swing it a little?"
Home for soldiers' widows, Wilmington, Ill's.
Veranda of Home for Soldiers' Widows, Wilmington, Ill's.
Farmhouse owned by widow lady who is seated in front of her home near Cozad, Dawson County, Nebraska
The soph and the widow

The soph and the widow

G72000 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005... More

Mrs. Streety (a widow) and family. West Point, Miss. The four children on the ground work in the mill. Oldest makes 90 cents a day, - the next, 70 cents, - the boy 30 cents, ("He's slow," they said.) and Eva makes 28 cents a day. Eva is learning to spin. Can run two sides soon. She is 12 now (which is doubtful) but said that she learned to spin before she was 12. Location: West Point, Mississippi

Mrs. Streety (a widow) and family. West Point, Miss. The four children...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 2133. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... More

Mrs. Streety (a widow) and family. West Point, Miss. The four children on the ground work in the mill. Oldest makes 90 cents a day, - the next, 70 cents, - the boy 30 cents, ("He's slow," they said.) and Eva makes 28 cents a day. Eva is learning to spin. Can run two sides soon. She is 12 now (which is doubtful) but said that she learned [to] spin before she was 12.  Location: West Point, Mississippi.
Tommy Bullard and his family. He has been sweeping for over a year in Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va. Said he was 13, but it is doubtful. Mother is a widow. Sisters in the mill too. Family came a year ago from a farm at Elkins, N.C. Location: Fries, Virginia

Tommy Bullard and his family. He has been sweeping for over a year in ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 2146. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... More

Tommy Bullard and his family. He has been sweeping for over a year in Washington Cotton Mills, Fries, Va. Said he was 13, but it is doubtful. Mother is a widow. Sisters in the mill too. Family came a year ago from a farm at Elkins, N.C.  Location: Fries, Virginia.
An Indian summer

An Indian summer

An elderly widower takes lodgings at a seaside boarding house owned by a widow and her daughter. Attracted to the widow, but self-conscious about his thinning hair, the widower writes a letter to inquire about ... More

Armenian widows and children
Armenian widows, with children, Turkey
Union des familles Françaises et Alliées. Aide aux méres veuves et orphelins des soldats morts au champ d'honneur. Frères et soeurs de guerre

Union des familles Françaises et Alliées. Aide aux méres veuves et orp...

A woman and girl comforting a grieving widow and an orphaned girl. Translation of title: Union of French and Allies' Families. Aid for widowed mothers and orphans of soldiers who died in the field of honor. B... More

Widows' House, 53 West Church Street, Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA
CHIEF EXECUTIVE RECEIVES FIRST 'BUDDY' POPPY. LITTLE MURIEL MORGAN CAME FROM THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS HOME FOR WIDOWS AND ORPHANS OF EX-SERVICES MEN IN FATON RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, TO PRESENT PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT WITH THE FIRST BUDDY POPPY TO OFFICIALLY OPEN THE 1934 NATIONAL POPPY SALE CONDUCTED BY THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS. JAMES E. VAN ZANDT, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE VFW IS ALSO SHOWN IN THE PHOTOGRAPH
PRESIDENT RECEIVES FIRST BUDDY POPPY. WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 6. TODAY WAS HAPPY ONE FOR LITTLE FOUR-YEAR-OLD RUTH JOYCE BRADISH AS SHE PINNED THE FIRST BUDDY POPPY OF 1937 ON PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AT THE WHITE HOUSE. THE SALE OF BUDDY POPPIES IS CONDUCTED ANNUALLY DURING THE WEEK OF MEMORIAL DAY BY THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING RELIEF WORK FUNDS. LITTLE RUTH IS THE DAUGHTER OF A DECEASED EX-SERVICEMAN AND WAS BROUGHT TO WASHINGTON FOR THE PRESENTATION FROM THE VFW HOME FOR WIDOWS AND ORPHANS OF EX-SERVICEMEN, EATON RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
[PRESIDENT RECEIVES FIRST BUDDY POPPY. WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 6. TODAY WAS HAPPY ONE FOR LITTLE FOUR-YEAR-OLD RUTH JOYCE BRADISH AS SHE PINNED THE FIRST BUDDY POPPY OF 1937 ON PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AT THE WHITE HOUSE. THE SALE OF BUDDY POPPIES IS CONDUCTED ANNUALLY DURING THE WEEK OF MEMORIAL DAY BY THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING RELIEF WORK FUNDS. LITTLE RUTH IS THE DAUGHTER OF A DECEASED EX-SERVICEMAN AND WAS BROUGHT TO WASHINGTON FOR THE PRESENTATION FROM THE VFW HOME FOR WIDOWS AND ORPHANS OF EX-SERVICEMEN, EATON RAPIDS, MICHIGAN]
"Gridiron Widows" Burlesque President and Chief Justice. Washington, D.C., Dec. 16. Mrs. Roosevelt played host to her guests, the 'Gridiron Widows' at the White House while the Gridiron Club played host to President Roosevelt at the National Press Club. Mrs. Roosevelt named the group of women because of the lack of men on the night of the annual Gridiron dinner, and called in women government officials, newspaperwomen, and wives and guests of the members of the Gridiron Club for a party at which they make merry at the expense of the capital's notables. Here, Chief Justice Hughes--Lilli L. Sheppard--coyly tickles the chin of the President--Esther Van Wagoner Tufty- s part of the skit put on at the party, 12/16/38
"Gridiron Widows" revel at White House party. Washington, D.C., Dec. 17. While President Roosevelt was guest of the Gridiron Club at the annual winter dinner tonight, Mrs. Roosevelt played host to the 'Gridiron Widows' at the White House. Women government officials, newspaper women, wives of Gridiron Club members, and wives of guests at Gridiron Dinner, were at the White House party. President Roosevelt's fondness for detective stories resulting in the Presidential Secretaries, Marvin McIntyre and Stephen T. Early remaining late on the job, was satirized in this skit presented by members of the Women's National Press Club. Betty Hines plays 'Steve Early', Corrine Frazier as 'Mac' McIntyre and Esther Van Wagoner Tufty as President Roosevelt, 12/17/38
"Gridiron Widows" satirize U.S. Supreme Court. Washington, D.C., Dec. 17. While their husbands attended the annual winter dinner of the Gridiron Club tonight, the wives, all members of the Women's National Press Club and appropriately called 'Gridiron Widows' by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, were guests of the First Lady at the White House. Mrs. Roosevelt's appointment to the vacancy was a feature of the party. Left to right: Elizabeth May Craig as Justice Roberts; Helen Atwater as Justice Butler; Ruby Black as Justice McReynolds; Isabel Griffin as Justice Brandeis; Lilli L. Sheppard as Justice Hughes; Bess Furman as Justice Stone; Catherine Redman as Justice Black; Alena Wharton as Justice Reed; and Dorothy Lewis as Mrs. Roosevelt. In the front is Betty Garnett as the court page, 12/16/38
Gridiron widows. Having nothing else to do about the farm since the pigs were killed, Mrs. Henry Wallace, played by Mrs. Bromley Kilgore, rakes up the photographer's flashbulbs
Gridiron widows. Forgotten is the Ickes baby when politics are discussed. Mrs. H. Tudor Morsell is Mrs. John Garner, and Mrs. Harold Brayman is Mrs. Harold Ickes
Gridiron widows. Taking a bow here is Mrs. Raymond Clapper, Ringmaster at the round-up of presidential candidates wives
Gridiron widows. Wives of two Republican candidates riding in under direction of Mrs. Dewey. Mrs. Erwin Canham is Mrs. Dewey, Mrs. Warner is Mrs. Vandenberg, and Mrs. Byron Price is Mrs. Taft
Gridiron widows. Mrs. Pete Brandt, playing Girl Scout Chief Mrs. Herbert Hoover, gives a three fingered salute to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, played here by Mrs. Jay Hayden
Gridiron widows. And here is Mrs. Paul McNutt, played by Mrs. Charles O'Gridley, hanging up a photograph of handsome Paul, and we quote, 'tan, terrific, and tall'
Gridiron widows. Riding side-saddle for dear old Tennessee is Mrs. Cordell Hull, waving a flag and coming down the stretch. She is Helen Essary
Pearl Harbor widows have gone into war work to carry on the fight with a personal vengeance, Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. Virginia Young (right) whose husband was one of the first casualties of World War II, is a supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department of the Naval Air Base. Her job is to find convenient and comfortable living quarters for women workers from out of the state, like Ethel Mann, who operates an electric drill
Wives of Gridiron Club members to entertain Mrs. Roosevelt while men entertain President. Washington, D.C., Dec. 10. Each year, President Roosevelt rides to the 13th floor of the National Press Building to see himself and other leading lights in official Washington lampooned unmercifully. Wives of members of the Gridiron Club which sponsors the affair, got together and within the last few years have held a party of similar nature at the White House for Mrs. Roosevelt, with members of the Gridiron Widows putting on a skit to poke fun at wives of leading figures on a 'Rancho 40' skit, with Mrs. Raymond Clapper, wife of Columnist Clapper, cracking the whip as Ringmaster. 1- A couple of dark horses - and Mrs. Farley by proxy. 'Uncle Jim' Farley, holding aloft the message that 'Mrs. Farley scratched,' stands like a [...] colossus over the two dark horses, John L. Lewis and Clark Gable. Mrs. Farley's proxy is Mrs. Ray Henle, Lewis is Mrs. Jim Berryman, and Gable is Mrs. W.F. Raymond
Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Pearl Harbor widows have gone into war work to carry on the fight with a personal vengeance. Mrs. Virginia Young (right), whose husband was one of the first casualties of World War II, is a supervisor in the ssembly and repairs department of the naval airbBase at Corpus Christi, Texas. Her job is to find convenient and comfortable living quarters for women workers from out of state, like Ethel Mann, who operates an electric drill
Women aircraft workers. Two Pearl Harbor widows work to defeat the Axis at a West Coast aircraft plnat. Mrs. Fern Evans, left and Mrs. Evelyn J. W. Casola work as a team on the riveting of radio support assemblies for bomber planes. Neither had previous mechanical experience prior to this job, but both are now successfully handling complicated mechanical jobs
Protect the rights of widows, widowers, & orphans : Vote for Marie M. Lambert, Democratic nominee for Surrogate
A Chippeway widow / R.T.(?) ; drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's lithographic establishment, No. 94 Walnut St.

A Chippeway widow / R.T.(?) ; drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen'...

Print shows an Ojibwa widow, seated on rock, holding a bundle of clothing and other personal effects belonging to her former husband. Title from item. Plate from: The Indian Tribes of North America / by Thomas ... More

The Soldier's orphan bride

The Soldier's orphan bride

Music associated with the Union side

The Soldier's widow

The Soldier's widow

Music associated with the Union side

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

A Suggestion for Dependent Widows. Mrs. Bessie Hicks, a widow in the mill settlement at Matoaca, Va. She has no children large enough for the cotton mill, so she is starting a little store in her home. Location: Matoaca, Virginia

A Suggestion for Dependent Widows. Mrs. Bessie Hicks, a widow in the m...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 2213. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... More

Charity bazar [i.e., bazaar] for the widows and orphans of German, Austrian, Hungarian and their allied soldiers / Winold Reiss.

Charity bazar [i.e., bazaar] for the widows and orphans of German, Aus...

Poster showing pennants and flags above an entrance. Title from item. Caption continues: Madison Square Garden, New York City, March 11th - March 23d 1916, Admission 25c[ents]. Gift of Tjark Reiss, Library of C... More

Weber's Parisian widows up to the minute

Weber's Parisian widows up to the minute

C252423 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The widow. Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5565. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

We Eat Good
The Soldier's orphan bride

The Soldier's orphan bride

Music associated with the Union side

The Soldier's widow

The Soldier's widow

Music associated with the Union side

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

A Suggestion for Dependent Widows. Mrs. Bessie Hicks, a widow in the mill settlement at Matoaca, Va. She has no children large enough for the cotton mill, so she is starting a little store in her home. Location: Matoaca, Virginia

A Suggestion for Dependent Widows. Mrs. Bessie Hicks, a widow in the m...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 2213. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... More

Weber's Parisian widows up to the minute

Weber's Parisian widows up to the minute

C252423 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The widow. Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5565. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

We Eat Good
The Soldier's orphan bride

The Soldier's orphan bride

Music associated with the Union side

The Soldier's widow

The Soldier's widow

Music associated with the Union side

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

Weber's Parisian widows up to the minute

Weber's Parisian widows up to the minute

C252423 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: The widow. Created and "copyright 1897 by The H.C. Miner Litho. Co., N.Y." No. 5565. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

We Eat Good
The Soldier's orphan bride

The Soldier's orphan bride

Music associated with the Union side

The Soldier's widow

The Soldier's widow

Music associated with the Union side

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

We Eat Good
The Soldier's orphan bride

The Soldier's orphan bride

Music associated with the Union side

The Soldier's widow

The Soldier's widow

Music associated with the Union side

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

We Eat Good
The Soldier's widow

The Soldier's widow

Music associated with the Union side

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

We Eat Good
The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

We Eat Good
The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

The Widow Bedott papers

The Widow Bedott papers

On cover: Arlington ed. Originally published in Neal's Saturday gazette. Also available in digital form.

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