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91st Battalion, C.E.F. - Departure for Active Service

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C9 Sh1 B2 F20 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C9 Sh1 B2 F20 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - 91st Battalion, C.E.F. file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing a crowd assembled at the Michigan Central Railway Station, St. Thomas, to witness the departure of the 91st Battalion to active service in Europe during the First World War, June 25, 1916. Retained for reference by the St. Thomas Times-Journal. Printed from a halftone photographic plate (also included in the file).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
91st Battalion
Subject Access
91st Battalion
Military
Newspapers
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

91st Battalion Departure, 1916

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
View of the crowd assembled at the Michigan Central Railway Station, June 25, 1916 to witness the departure of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. enroute to Halifax, Nova Scotia and transport to England. The photographer has etched this caption on the negative: "Crowd assembled at depot to bid Farewell to 91st Btn". View is looking northeast and includes businesses on the north side of Talbot Street, including the Chant Sperrin Dry Goods store on the northeast corner of Talbot and Manitoba Streets (801 Talbot Street), George W. Durkee, auctioneer (773), Bertrand A. Sumner, confectioner (779) - "Fresh Candy" on store awning, and the International Hotel (819-825). Balaclava Street Public School and Grace Methodist Church (after 1925, Grace United Church) are also partially visible. Several men have risked electrocution to climb a hydro pole for a better view.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 34 (Horton to Manitoba)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 35 (Manitoba to Alma)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 36 (Alma to Balaclava)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Hotels
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

91st Battalion Departure, 1916

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 6 of 6)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 6 of 6)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Shows members of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F., marching east on Talbot Street, St. Thomas to the Michigan Central Railway Station, June 25, 1916 to entrain enroute to Halifax, Nova Scotia and transport to England. This is probably A Company because the two young boys in the lower left foreground marching with the troops are identified as Ken Satchell and Clare Osborne, and Satchell's father Lance-Corporal Albert Satchell, 123380 was an NCO in A Company. View is looking northwest and includes businesses on the north side of Talbot Street, including R.H. Beattie bakery (515-517 Talbot Street), Philip R. Williams & Son funeral directors (519), Princess Theatre (525), Porter & Nelson jewelers (527), Roberts & Sandham, electricians (531).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Soldiers
Military
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

91st Battalion Panorama Composite

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
digital material
Date Range
1916
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Creator
Panoramic Camera Co.
Description Level
Item
Item Number
91st Batt comp
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
digital material
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; (digital version)
Custodial History
In the collection of the Elgin County Museum.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 91st Battalion beside the Wilson Ave Armouries. Front of original: "91st Overseas Battalion, CEF --- St. Thomas Ontario, 1916". Verso the original: "Panoramic Camera Co. 239 Victoria St. Toronto". The original is a framed, panoramic photograph in the collection of the Elgin County Museum. The image shown here is a scanned, composite version of the original, produced for reference purposes.
From "The Elgins", by Capt. L. A. Curchin and Lieut. B. D. Sim. 1977, Sutherland Press. Fold-out pg. 39 - 40. "This photo was taken in May 1916, 1 month prior to the Battalion's departure overseas. The Armoury, in the centre background, was constructed in 1903 and is the present home of the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins). One out of every six men in this photo was 'killed in action', and over 50 percent of the men in the Battalion were 'wounded in action', many being wounded several times".
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of 91st Battalion from Barracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 5 of 14)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 5 of 14)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Departure of 91st Battalion from its barracks near the Wilson Avenue Armoury, St. Thomas, enroute to the Michigan Central Railway Station for transport to Halifax, Nova Scotia and eventual deployment as part of the C.E.F., First World War, June 25, 1916.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
Military
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Copy Print Number
1091
Images

Departure of 91st Battalion from Barracks

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives21939
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh6 B3 F2 9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
Anderson family fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Scope and Content
Members of the 91st Battalion CEF (Elgin’s Own) assemble near their barracks (the former Thomas Brothers woodenware factory behind the Wilson Avenue Armoury), June 25, 1916. They are about to march to the Michigan Central station (today’s CASO station) where they will board a train for Halifax.
Name Access
Elgin Regiment
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Scott Studio
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of 91st Battalion from Barracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 4 of 14)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 4 of 14)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Departure of 91st Battalion from its barracks near the Wilson Avenue Armoury, St. Thomas, enroute to the Michigan Central Railway Station for transport to Halifax, Nova Scotia and eventual deployment as part of the C.E.F., First World War, June 25, 1916.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Military
Images

Departure of 91st Battalion from Barracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 9 of 14)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 9 of 14)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Departure of 91st Battalion from its barracks at the north end of the woodenware factory, near the Wilson Avenue Armoury, St. Thomas, enroute to the Michigan Central Railway Station for transport to Halifax, Nova Scotia and eventual deployment as part of the C.E.F., First World War, June 25, 1916.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
Military
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of 91st Battalion from Barracks

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 12 of 14)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 145, Envelope 95496 (Negative 12 of 14)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Members of the 91st Battalion CEF (Elgin’s Own) assemble near their barracks (the former Thomas Brothers woodenware factory behind the Wilson Avenue Armoury), June 25, 1916. They are about to march to the Michigan Central station (today’s CASO station) where they will board a train for Halifax.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
Military
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 25, 1916
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F6 19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B2 F6 19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 25, 1916
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the departure of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. on June 25, 1916 from St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
91st Battalion
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Military
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawings
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 226, File 30
R11 S4 Sh6 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 226, File 30
R11 S4 Sh6 B4
GMD
architectural drawings
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Digitized copies of three sections from the St. Thomas Daily Times, June 26, 1916 concerning the departure from St. Thomas of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. on June 25, 1916.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
St. Thomas Daily Times
Subject Access
91st Battalion
Military
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Documents

Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, Ontario.

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 25, 1916
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B4 F6 1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B4 F6 1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 25, 1916
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, Ontario. The second troop train is pictured at the Michigan Central Railway Station.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 25, 1916
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh2 B1 F9 2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Creator
J. Jackson Photo
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh2 B1 F9 2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
June 25, 1916
Publication
September 2, 2020: Posted to Facebook
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 30 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing a crowd of people at the Canada Southern Railway Station in St. Thomas, Ontario surrounding a train of soldiers from the 91st Battalion, CEF, departing from St. Thomas on June 25, 1916.
Name Access
Canada Southern Railway Station
91st Battalion
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 31
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 31
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas, Summer of 1916. Captain Gerrard is pictured. Part of a McKay family album.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 32
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 32
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas, Summer of 1916. Major Stacey is pictured. Part of a McKay family album.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 33
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 33
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas, Summer of 1916. Lieutenant Hugh Cameron is pictured. Unclear if he is the soldier on the left or right. Part of a McKay family album.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives187279
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 34
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-56
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
C10 Sh2 B3 F23 34
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Series
McKay family/ Kenneth Weir McKay fonds- Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Departure of the 91st Battalion in St. Thomas, Summer of 1916. Part of a McKay family album.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images

Profile Photographs, General Interest - Howard E. Vair

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
June 1956 - March 1985
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B8 299
  1 image     4 documents  
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R8 S4 Sh4 B8 299
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
June 1956 - March 1985
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Profile Photographs, General Interest file
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white profile photograph showing Howard E. Vair, a former St. Thomas resident who now lives in Detroit, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 15, 1956.
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 25, 1956, describing Howard Vair, of the 91st Battalion on the the eve of its departure for overseas on June 25, 1916, wearing two pairs of wool underwear. (R8_S4_Sh4_B8_299a.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 25, 1956, announcing the election of Howard E. Vair, proprietor of Vair-E Best Candies in Detroit, to the position of vice-president of the American Retail Confectioners' Association. (R8_S4_Sh4_B8_299b.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 28, 1961, describing Howard Vair receiving $100,000 from Chicago-based company Wander Co. for his Poppycock candy creation. (R8_S4_Sh4_B8_299c.pdf)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 27, 1985, announcing the death of Howard Vair, son of William Vair who opened Vair's Candies on Talbot Street and brother of William B. Vair who operates the shop, in February, 1985. (R8_S4_Sh4_B8_299d.pdf)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Subject Access
Newspapers
91st Battalion
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Images
Documents

R8_S4_Sh4_B8_299a.pdf

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St. Thomas Daily Times- Monday, June 26, 1916 edition

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2006-47
Storage Location
Box 110
R5 S3 Sh2 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2006-47
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 110
R5 S3 Sh2 B3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
-complete edition, re. departure of 91st Battalion.
Subject Access
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916

St. Thomas Times-Journal June 25, 1932

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives4889
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Date Range
1932
Storage Location
Box 106, File 9
R5 S4 Sh6 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 106, File 9
R5 S4 Sh6 B2
Date Range
1932
Scope and Content
The St. Thomas Times-Journal June 25, 1932 Second Section. Includes description of the departure on June 25, 1916 of the 91st Battalion and a list of the 172 members of the Battalion who did not return, having been killed in action during the First World War.
Subject Access
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Documents

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