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Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Flier advertising Wheeler and Wilson's sewing machines numbers 6,7,8]
Imprint: [ca. 1878]
Pages: 12
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: 6, 7, 8.
Descriptive Notes: Information about sewing machines nos. 6, 7, 8; prices, awards won by Wheeler and Wilson, images of models.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Textiles Collection. Box: 18 ; Folder 0 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2674

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring an easel with a rose]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring an easel with a rose. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson's high arm automatic tension on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2747

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring three kittens]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Model represented: 9.
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring three kittens. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson model no. 9 on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2750

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring "Potato bug", a potato shaped man in a field]
Imprint: 1887
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring "Potato bug", a potato shaped man in a field. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson model no. 8 on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2801

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring "A corn-et dance', a corn shaped man playing a cornet]
Imprint: 1887
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring "a corn-et man", a corn shaped man playing a cornet. Wheeler and Wilson advertisement on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2802

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring "First premium cabbage head", a man with cabbage shaped head in a field]
Imprint: 1887
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring "First premium cabbage head", a man with a cabbage shaped head in a field. Wheeler and Wilson advertisement on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2805

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a dressed-up girl]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Model represented: 8.
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a dressed-up girl. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson model no. 8 on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2807

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a hand holding a rose]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a hand holding a rose. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson automatic high arm sewing machine on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2809

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring babies sewing with a Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring babies sewing with a Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2816

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a woman with a child on a veranda overlooking the sea]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a woman with child on veranda overlooking the sea.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 13 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2860

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machines.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson. Advertisement for various other companies on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2864

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Sewing machine; the Wheeler and Wilson prize medal lock stitch.
Imprint: 1867
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Wheeler and Wilson advertisement along with advertisements for other businesses.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2868

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson's sewing machines.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Detailed images of Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2874

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine. Rotary motion and ball bearing.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines. Advertisements for other businesses on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2875

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson's highest premium sewing machine.
Imprint: 1865
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson, listing advantages. Advertisements for other businesses on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2876

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson's lock-stitch sewing machines received the only gold medal, Paris exhibition, 1867.
Imprint: 1868
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson. Music scores on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2878

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson's highest premium sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2879

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson's highest premium (Paris, 1867).
Imprint: 1867
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Fliers
Models represented: 1, 2, 3.
Descriptive Notes: Flier advertising models, listing attended fair, prices, images of and information about models.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2880

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Flier for agency S.H. Peck]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier announcing the move of the agency and advertising Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines. Picture of the University of Louisiana on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2881

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: The best holiday gift is Wheeler and Wilson's latest improved sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines. Advertisements for other businesses on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 14 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2882

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: William Haehnel. Ornamentation of sewing machine 13.879.
Imprint: 1883
Pages: 6
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Picture of Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine plus ornamentation design. United States Patent Office specification for sewing machine design.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 15 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2883

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a girl holding flowers]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a girl holding flowers. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson model no. 9.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2884

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring the arrival of a Wheeler and Wilson model no. 8 sewing machine]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring the arrival of a Wheeler and Wilson model no.8. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson model no. 8 on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2886

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring children catching butterflies]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring children catching butterflies and advertising Wheeler and Wilson no. 8.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2887

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Business card of J.W. Macdonald and Co., agents]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Business card of J.W. Macdonald and Co., agents. List of Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines' advantages on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2904

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a winter landscape with ice-skaters]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a winter landscape with ice-skaters.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2906

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: This sample stitched on the improved Wheeler and Wilson.
Imprint: [ca. 1852]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Stitching sample. List of Northern New York branches on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2909

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring two girls in a field]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring two girls in a field.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2912

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring the Mexican flag]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring the Mexican flag.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2917

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Business card of agent H.C. Hayden, Boston]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Company materials
Descriptive Notes: Business card of agent H.C. Hayden, Boston.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2918

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring the head of a cat]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring head of a cat.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2937

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Wheeler and Wilson's highest premium lock stitch sewing machines.
Imprint: 1867
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Descriptive Notes: Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2945

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a boy riding on a turtle playing the horn]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a boy riding on a turtle playing the horn.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2946

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring two ducks quarreling over a frog]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring two ducks quarreling over a frog.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2962

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a turkey and a dog]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring turkey and dog.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 16 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2963

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Needles and thread.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Information about needle and thread sizes, general directions for using needles and thread with sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 17 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2969

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Summer schedule of South Side Railroad of Long Island]
Imprint: 1870
Pages: 6
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Summer schedule of South Side Railroad of Long Island, information about agency and Wheeler and Wilson sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 17 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2976

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: The Golden Calendar 1869.
Imprint: 1869
Pages: 50
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, button and eyelet-hole machine.
Descriptive Notes: Information about and images of Wheeler and Wilson models, price list, testimonials, sewing instructions, calendar.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 18 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2982

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Flier advertising Wheeler and Wilson's new high-arm sewing machine with a cartoon]
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 4
Notes: Format: Fliers
Descriptive Notes: Flier advertising Wheeler and Wilson's new high-arm sewing machine with a cartoon.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 17 (about locations)
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Record Number: 2981

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: 1868, the golden calendar.
Imprint: 1868
Pages: 48
Notes: Format: Trade catalogs
Models represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, button and eyelet-hole machine.
Descriptive Notes: Information about and images of V models, price list, testimonials, sewing instructions, calendar.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 18 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3030

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: Directions for using the Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine.
Imprint: [Between 1856 and 1905]
Pages: 16
Notes: Format: Manuals
Descriptive Notes: Instructions for using the Wheeler and Wilson machine.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 18 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3035

Standard Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Wheeler and Wilson
Title: [Trade card featuring a smoking man with cigar arms and cigarette legs in a tobacco field]
Imprint: 1887
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring smoking man with cigar arms and cigarette legs in a tobacco field. Advertisement for Wheeler and Wilson model no.9 on back.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 18 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3029

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