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Aime J. Forand papers

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Series I. Awards and Citations
Box 1.5
This collection includes various awards received by Hon. Aime J. Forand for his involvement in service organizations and for his work as a Congressman of Rhode Island for the United States House of Representatives.

Among the materials within this series are certificates of appreciation, civic service awards, statues of recognition, pins and charms given for membership to clubs and organizations, his service in World War I, and an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from Rhode Island College.

Additional items include the pens used by Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson to sign amendments to the Civic Service Retirement Act, Federal excise tax, and the Social Security Act, amendments which Forand was directly involved in creating.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Veterans of Foreign Wars National Legislative Committee - Card
1926 Mar 26
Box 1, Folder 2 International Lions Club - Certificate of Membership
1936 Jan 17
Box 1, Folder 3 Providence Real Estate Board - Resolution of Appreciation

See oversized box 1

1951 Oct 30
Box 1, Folder 4 Rhode Island Credit Union - Certificate of Appreciation
1952 Oct 16
Box 1, Folder 5 Government Employees Council - A.F.L. - Honor Roll Certificate
1954 Jul 21
Box 1, Folder 6 National Association of Retired Civil Employees - Certificate of Appreciation
1954 Sep 30
Box 1, Folder 7 Rotary Club of Bristol, Rhode Island - Certificate of Appreciation
1955 Aug 31
Box 1, Folder 8 Eire Society of Rhode Island - Certificate of Appreciation
1956 Apr 7
Box 1, Folder 9 Democratic Tie Clasp
1956
Box 1, Folder 10 National Postal Transport Association - Certificate of Commendation
1957 Jul 23
Box 1, Folder 11 Veterans of World War I - Citation
1958 Mar 11
Box 1, Folder 12 American Federation of Musicians, A.F.L.-C.I.O. - Certificate of Appreciation
1958 Oct
Box 1, Folder 13 National Association of Letter Carriers - Branch 15 - Certificate of Appreication
1958 Nov 1
Box 1, Folder 14 Portuguese-American Civic League of Rhode Island -Certificate of Appreciation
1959 Oct 18
Box 1, Folder 15 Fraternal Order of Eagles - Civic Service Award
1960 Jun 25
Box 1, Folder 16 The Big Six Pensioners' Club - Card
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Box 1, Folder 17 Congressional Membership - Identification Card - 86th Congress
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Box 1, Folder 18 Franco-American War Veterans - Certificate of Recognition

See oversized box 1

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Box 1, Folder 19 International Lions Club - Pin
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Box 1, Folder 20 Knights of Columbus - Engraved charm and "Honorary Member" pin
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Box 1, Folder 21 Pawtucket Business Chamber - Certificate of Appreciation
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Box 1, Folder 22 Rhode Island State Federation of Postal Clerks -Certificate of Appreciation
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Box 1, Folder 23 Tennis Tie Clasp - "75"
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Box 1, Folder 24 United Association of Railroad Veterans - Pin
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Box 1, Folder 25 "U.S." - pin
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Box 1, Folder 26 Veterans of Foreign Wars -keyring
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Box 1, Folder 27 Veterans of Foreign Wars - medal
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Box 1, Folder 28 Veterans of Foreign Wars - Twenty-five Year pin
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Box 1, Folder 29 Veterans of Foreign Wars -Thirty Year pin and patch
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Box 1, Folder 30 Veterans of Foreign Wars - Thirty-five Year pin and patch
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Box 1, Folder 31 Victory Medal with "France" clasp
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Box 1, Folder 32 Award Photo: National Institute of Social Welfare - "Friend of the Needy" Award
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Box 1, Folder 33 Award Photos: American Federation of Musicians AFL-CIO - Award of Appreciation
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Box 2, Folder 1 Franco-American Testimonial Plaque
1936 Nov 17
Box 2, Folder 2 Pen used by President Harry S. Truman to sign H.R. 4718 Amendment to Civil Sevice Retirement Act
1946 Aug 12
Box 2, Folder 3 Papal Blessing, bestowed upon the Hon. and Mrs. Aime J. Forand, by His Holiness Pope Pius XII
1948 Sep 30
Box 2, Folder 4 District 65, New York, New York - Senior 65'ers Award
1958 May 28
Box 2, Folder 5 Pen used by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to sign H.R. 7125
1958 Sep 6
Box 2, Folder 6 Life Membership in the Corporation of Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island - plaque
1958
Box 2, Folder 7 Federal Employees Veterans Association - Distinguished Service Award
1960 Oct 15
Box 2, Folder 8 American Federation of Government Employees - Award of Appreciation
1960 Oct
Box 2, Folder 9 National Conference on Social Welfare, 88th Annual Forum - 1961 Award
1961 May 15
Box 2, Folder 10 United Auto Workers Retired Worker's Council - Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Award
1963 May 16
Box 2, Folder 11 Pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign H.R. 8371
1965 Jun 21
Box 2, Folder 12 Pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign H.R. 3708
1965 Jul 14
Box 2, Folder 13 Pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign H.R. 6675
1965 Jul 30
Box 2, Folder 14 Rhode Island College - Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree
1966 Jun 11
Box 2, Folder 15 Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame -trophy
1970
Box 2, Folder 16 American Federation of Musicians - plaque of appreciation
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Box 2, Folder 17 National Institute of Social Welfare, Washington D.C. - "Friend of the Needy" plaque
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Series II. Clippings
This series includes clippings from news periodicals from 1924 until 1972, as well as scrapbooks compiled by Aime J. Forand. The content of these clippings pertain to state and national politics, specifically in relation to Forand's career in public office.

Within the scrapbooks, there are United States congressional record clippings from the sessions served by Forand.

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 1 Clippings
1924
Box 3, Folder 2 Clippings
1925
Box 3, Folder 3 Clippings
1926
Box 3, Folder 4 Clippings
1928
Box 3, Folder 5 Clippings
1929
Box 3, Folder 6 Clippings
1930
Box 3, Folder 7 Clippings
1931
Box 3, Folder 8 Clippings
1932
Box 3, Folder 9 Clippings
1935 Jan
Box 3, Folder 10 Clippings
1935 Feb
Box 3, Folder 11 Clippings
1935 Mar
Box 3, Folder 12 Clippings
1935 May-Jun
Box 3, Folder 13 Clippings
1935 Jul-Aug
Box 3, Folder 14 Clippings
1935 Sep
Box 3, Folder 15 Clippings
1935 Oct
Box 3, Folder 16 Clippings
1935 Nov
Box 3, Folder 17 Clippings
1935 Dec
Box 3, Folder 18 Clippings
1936 Jan
Box 3, Folder 19 Clippings
1936 Feb
Box 3, Folder 20 Clippings
1936 Mar 2-Mar 14
Box 3, Folder 21 Clippings
1936 Mar 16-Mar 28
Box 3, Folder 22 Clippings
1936 May-Jun
Box 3, Folder 23 Clippings
1936 Jul-Aug
Box 3, Folder 24 Clippings
1936 Sep-Oct 28
Box 3, Folder 25 Clippings
1936 Oct 28-Oct 31
Box 3, Folder 26 Clippings
1936 Nov
Box 3, Folder 27 Clippings
1936 Dec
Box 3, Folder 28 Clippings
1937 Feb-Mar
Box 3, Folder 29 Clippings
1937 Jun-Jul
Box 3, Folder 30 Clippings
1937 Aug-Nov
Box 3, Folder 31 Clippings
1938 Feb-Mar
Box 3, Folder 32 Clippings
1938 Apr
Box 3, Folder 33 Clippings
1938 May 3-May 14
Box 3, Folder 34 Clippings
1938 May 17-May 30
Box 3, Folder 35 Clippings
1938 Jun
Box 3, Folder 36 Clippings
1938 Jul 2-Jul 8
Box 3, Folder 37 Clippings
1938 Jul 8-Jul 9
Box 3, Folder 38 Clippings
1938 Jul 9-Jul 14
Box 3, Folder 39 Clippings
1938 Jul 14-Jul 17
Box 3, Folder 40 Clippings
1938 Jul 18-Jul 29
Box 3, Folder 41 Clippings
1938 Aug 1-Aug 12
Box 3, Folder 42 Clippings
1938 Aug 13-Aug 18
Box 3, Folder 43 Clippings
1938 Aug 19-Aug 24
Box 3, Folder 44 Clippings
1938 Aug 26-Aug 28
Box 3, Folder 45 Clippings
1938 Sep 2-Sep 6
Box 3, Folder 46 Clippings
1938 Sep 6-Sep 27
Box 3, Folder 47 Clippings
1938 Oct 1-Oct 19
Box 3, Folder 48 Clippings
1938 Oct 19-Oct 26
Box 3, Folder 49 Clippings
1938 Oct 26-Oct 28
Box 3, Folder 50 Clippings
1938 Oct 28-Oct 31
Box 3, Folder 51 Clippings
1938 Nov 1-Nov 7
Box 3, Folder 52 Clippings
1938 Nov 7-Nov 28
Box 3, Folder 53 Clippings
1938 Dec
Box 3, Folder 54 Clippings
1939
Box 3, Folder 55 Clippings
1941
Box 3, Folder 56 Clippings
1942 Feb-Sep
Box 3, Folder 57 Clippings
1942 Oct
Box 3, Folder 58 Clippings
1948
Box 3, Folder 59 Clippings
1949
Box 3, Folder 60 Clippings
1950
Box 3, Folder 61 Clippings
1952
Box 3, Folder 62 Clippings
1953
Box 3, Folder 63 Clippings
1954
Box 3, Folder 64 Clippings
1955
Box 3, Folder 65 Clippings
1956
Box 3, Folder 66 Clippings
1957
Box 3, Folder 67 Clippings
1958
Box 3, Folder 68 Clippings
1959 Jan-Mar
Box 3, Folder 69 Clippings
1959 Apr-Jul
Box 3, Folder 70 Clippings
1959 Aug-Dec
Box 3, Folder 71 Clippings
1960 Jan-Feb
Box 3, Folder 72 Clippings
1960 Mar
Box 4, Folder 1 Clippings
1960 Apr 1-Apr 15
Box 4, Folder 2 Clippings
1960 Apr 20-May
Box 4, Folder 3 Clippings
1960 Jun-Aug
Box 4, Folder 4 Clippings
1960 Sep 1-Sep 11
Box 4, Folder 5 Clippings
1960 Sep 13-Sep 30
Box 4, Folder 6 Clippings
1960 Oct 3-Oct 20
Box 4, Folder 7 Clippings
1960 Oct 20-Oct 26
Box 4, Folder 8 Clippings
1960 Nov 1-Nov 4
Box 4, Folder 9 Clippings
1960 Nov 7-Nov 29
Box 4, Folder 10 Clippings
1960 Dec
Box 4, Folder 11 Clippings
1960
Box 4, Folder 12 Clippings
1961 Jan 2-Jan 12
Box 4, Folder 13 Clippings
1961 Jan 13-Jan 27
Box 4, Folder 14 Clippings
1961 Feb
Box 4, Folder 15 Clippings
1961 Mar-Apr
Box 4, Folder 16 Clippings
1961 May
Box 4, Folder 17 Clippings
1961 Jun-Nov
Box 4, Folder 18 Clippings
1961 Dec
Box 4, Folder 19 Clippings
1962 Jan 1-Jan 14
Box 4, Folder 20 Clippings
1962 Jan 15-Jan 31
Box 4, Folder 21 Clippings
1962 Feb
Box 4, Folder 22 Clippings
1962 Mar
Box 4, Folder 23 Clippings
1962 Apr
Box 4, Folder 24 Clippings
1962 May 2-May 10
Box 4, Folder 25 Clippings
1962 May 10-May 16
Box 4, Folder 26 Clippings
1962 May 16-May 20
Box 4, Folder 27 Clippings
1962 May 20-May 21
Box 4, Folder 28 Clippings
1962 May 21-May 22
Box 4, Folder 29 Clippings
1962 May 22-May 23
Box 4, Folder 30 Clippings
1962 May 23-May 26
Box 4, Folder 31 Clippings
1962 May 25-May 27
Box 4, Folder 32 Clippings
1962 May 27-May 30
Box 4, Folder 33 Clippings
1962Jun 1-Jun 7
Box 4, Folder 34 Clippings
1962 Jun 8-Jun 13
Box 4, Folder 35 Clippings
1962 Jun 22-Jun 28
Box 4, Folder 36 Clippings
1962 Jun 22-Jun 28
Box 4, Folder 37 Clippings
1962 Jun 29-Jun 30
Box 4, Folder 38 Clippings
1962 Jul 1-Jul 18
Box 4, Folder 39 Clippings
1962 Jul 18-Jul 19
Box 4, Folder 40 Clippings
1962 Jul 19-Jul 26
Box 4, Folder 41 Clippings
1962 Aug-Oct
Box 4, Folder 42 Clippings
1962 Nov-Dec
Box 4, Folder 43 Clippings
1963
Box 4, Folder 44 Clippings
1964
Box 4, Folder 45 Clippings
1965 Apr-Jul
Box 4, Folder 46 Clippings
1965 Aug-Sep 27
Box 4, Folder 47 Clippings
1965 Sep 27
Box 4, Folder 48 Clippings
1966
Box 4, Folder 49 Clippings
1967
Box 4, Folder 50 Clippings
1968
Box 4, Folder 51 Clippings
1969 Jan-Apr
Box 4, Folder 52 Clippings
1969 May-Jun
Box 4, Folder 53 Clippings
1967-1969
Box 4, Folder 54 Clippings
1970
Box 5, Folder 1 Clippings
1971
Box 5, Folder 2 Clippings
1972 Jan 19
Box 5, Folder 3 Clippings
1972 Jan 19
Box 5, Folder 4 Clippings
1972 Jan 19
Box 5, Folder 5 Clippings
1972 Jan 20
Box 5, Folder 6 Clippings
1972 Jan 20
Box 5, Folder 7 Clippings
1972 Jan 20
Box 5, Folder 8 Clippings
1972 Jan 20
Box 5, Folder 9 Clippings
1964 Jun-1972 Apr
Box 5, Folder 10 Mrs. Aime J. Forand's personal clippings
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Box 5, Folder 11 Clippings
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Box 5, Folder 12 Clippings
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Box 5, Folder 13 Clippings
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Box 5, Folder 14 Clippings
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Box 5, Folder 15 Scrapbook
1957 Jun 15-1960 Aug 16
Box 6, Folder 1 Scrap Book
1936-1938
Box 6, Folder 2 Scrap Book
1939-1942 Jul
Box 6, Folder 3 Scrap Book
1942 Aug-1942 Dec
Box 6, Folder 4 Scrap Book
1943 Jan-1943 Aug
Box 6, Folder 5 Scrap Book
1943 Sep-1944 Oct
Box 7, Folder 1 Scrap Book
1944 Oct-1946 Oct
Box 7, Folder 2 Scrap Book
1946 Mar-1948 Dec
Box 7, Folder 3 Scrap Book
1949 Jan-1951 Jun
Box 7, Folder 4 Scrap Book
1949 Jan-1953 Aug
Box 7, Folder 5 Scrap Book
1953 Aug-1954 Aug
Box 7, Folder 6 Scrap Book
1956 Jan-1957 May
Box 8, Folder 1 Congressional Record Clippings - 77th Congress: 1st and 2nd Sessions
1941-1942
Box 8, Folder 2 Congressional Record Clippings - 78th Congress: 1st and 2nd Sessions
1943-1944
Box 8, Folder 3 Congressional Record Clippings - 79th Congress: 1st and 2nd Sessions
1945-1946
Box 8, Folder 4 Congressional Record Clippings - 80th Congress: 1st and 2nd Sessions
1947
Box 8, Folder 5 Congressional Record Clippings - 80th Congress: Continued
1948
Box 8, Folder 6 Congressional Record Clippings - 81st Congress: 1st and 2nd Sessions
1949-1950
Box 8, Folder 7 Congressional Record Clippings - 82nd & 83rd Congress: 1st and 2nd Sessions
1951-1954
Box 8, Folder 8 House Journal
1957-1959
Box 8, Folder 9 H.R. 4700 News Paper Articles
1959-1960
Box 8, Folder 10 H.R. 4700 News Paper Articles
1960
Box 8, Folder 11 In Appreciation: Salute to Aime J. Forand, Father of Medicare
1965 Sep 26

Series III. Correspondence
The correspondence featured is primarily of a political nature. There are several letters of significance between Forand and Presidents Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson, and Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey.

In addition to presidential and vice presidential correspondence, the series includes Forand's letters with fellow congressmen, senators, foreign ambassadors, Governor John H. Chafee of Rhode Island, presidential cabinet members, and other prominent leaders of industry, civic organizations, and political groups.

Container Description Date
Box 9, Folder 1 President Franklin D. Roosevelt
1941 Sep 13-1945 Apr 24
Box 9, Folder 2 President Harry S. Truman
1946 May 11-1959 Jul 15
Box 9, Folder 3 President Dwight D. Eisenhower
1953 Feb 24-1957 Dec 31
Box 9, Folder 4 Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson
1961 Feb 10-1963 Dec 31
Box 9, Folder 5 President Lyndon B. Johnson
1964 Jan 9-1967 Jan 9
Box 9, Folder 6 Forand, Francois X. and Meli-Luce
1918 Jun 9-1928 Nov 17
Box 9, Folder 7 Correspondence
1930 Nov 5
Box 9, Folder 8 Correspondence
1936 Dec 11-1938 Dec 31
Box 9, Folder 9 Correspondence
1939 Jan 3-1939 Mar 26
Box 9, Folder 10 Correspondence
1939 Apr 6-1939 May 23
Box 9, Folder 11 Correspondence
1939 Jun 4-1939 Jun 15
Box 9, Folder 12 Correspondence
1940 Nov 8-1942 Jan 10
Box 9, Folder 13 Correspondence
1943 Jan 6-1943 Nov 15
Box 9, Folder 14 Correspondence
1944 Jan 20-1946 Dec 20
Box 9, Folder 15 Correspondence
1947 Jan 4-1948 Apr 14
Box 9, Folder 16 Correspondence
1949 Feb 16-1949 Aug 26
Box 9, Folder 17 Correspondence
1950 Jan 23-1950 Dec 19
Box 9, Folder 18 Correspondence
1951 Jan 3-1951 Jun 25
Box 9, Folder 19 Correspondence
1951 Jul 9-1951 Dec 3
Box 9, Folder 20 Correspondence
1952 Jan 29-1952 Jul 22
Box 9, Folder 21 Correspondence
1952 Aug 4-1952 Nov 25
Box 9, Folder 22 Correspondence
1953 Mar 2-1953 Sep 11
Box 9, Folder 23 Correspondence
1954 Feb 9-1954 Jun 21
Box 9, Folder 24 Correspondence
1954 Jul 4-1954 Nov 4
Box 9, Folder 25 Correspondence
1955 Feb 24-1955 Dec 16
Box 9, Folder 26 Correspondence
1956 Jan 19-1956 Jun 27
Box 9, Folder 27 Correspondence
1956 Jul 1-1956 Jul 27
Box 9, Folder 28 Correspondence
1956 Aug 20-1956 Dec 27
Box 9, Folder 29 Correspondence
1957 Mar 1-1957 Aug 6
Box 9, Folder 30 Correspondence
1958 Jan 6-1958 Jan 31
Box 9, Folder 31 Correspondence
1958 Feb 7-1958 Apr 30
Box 9, Folder 32 Correspondence
1958 May 2- 1958 Nov 20
Box 9, Folder 33 Correspondence
1959 Jan 19-1959 Jun 8
Box 9, Folder 34 Correspondence
1959 Jul 10-1959 Jul 29
Box 9, Folder 35 Correspondence
1960 Feb 19-1960 Apr 4
Box 9, Folder 36 Correspondence
1960 Apr 5-1960 Apr 10
Box 9, Folder 37 Correspondence
1960 Apr 11-1960 Apr 21
Box 9, Folder 38 Correspondence
1960 Apr 22-1960 May 31
Box 9, Folder 39 Correspondence
1960 Jun 2-1960 Jun 29
Box 9, Folder 40 Correspondence
1960 Jul 6-1960 Aug 31
Box 9, Folder 41 Correspondence
1960 Sep 16-1960 Dec 31
Box 9, Folder 42 Correspondence
1961 Jan 3-1961 Jan 31
Box 9, Folder 43 Correspondence
1961 Feb 21-1961 Mar 31
Box 9, Folder 44 Correspondence
1961 Apr 8-1961 Apr 27
Box 9, Folder 45 Correspondence
1961 May 8-1961 Dec 18
Box 9, Folder 46 Correspondence
1962 Jan 3-1962 Aug 16
Box 9, Folder 47 Correspondence
1963 Jun 7
Box 9, Folder 48 Correspondence
1964 Feb 17-1964 Dec 17
Box 9, Folder 49 Correspondence
1965 Mar 25-1965 Dec 3
Box 9, Folder 50 Correspondence
1966 Mar 28-1966 Oct 16
Box 9, Folder 51 Correspondence
1967 Feb 8-1967 Nov 7
Box 9, Folder 52 Correspondence
1968 Apr 19-1969 Apr 18
Box 9, Folder 53 Correspondence
1970 Mar 26-1970 Aug 9
Box 9, Folder 54 Correspondence
1971 Jan 12-1971 Dec 27
Box 9, Folder 55 Correspondence
1972 Jan 10-1972 Feb 9
Box 9, Folder 56 Correspondence
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Box 9, Folder 57 Correspondence
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Series IV. Election Materials
The series contains the campaign materials, certificates of election, political memorandums, election articles, and photographs of Aime J. Forand on the campaign trail. As a Rhode Island Congressman for the United States House of Representatives, Forand served several terms in office and this series highlights his work and effort to be elected, and re-elected, for this position. In addition, Forand was the National Chairman of the Senior Citizens-for-Kennedy Committee, and played an integral role in campaigning for John F. Kennedy among citizens over sixty-five years old.

Container Description Date
Box 9, Folder 58 Aime J. Forand Campaign Flyer
1938
Box 9, Folder 59 "Aime J. Forand for Congress" - Manville, Rhode Island - photograph
1940 Oct
Box 9, Folder 60 "Athletic Round Table's Serviceman's Ballot"
1944
Box 9, Folder 61 Campaign Vehicle for the Rhode Island Democratic Party - photograph
1944
Box 9, Folder 62 Aime J. Forand and Theodore Francis Green at the Democratic State Convention, Rhode Island - photograph
1938
Box 9, Folder 63 Campaign Flyer
1946
Box 9, Folder 64 Campaign Flyer
1950
Box 9, Folder 65 Certificate of Election: Aime J. Forand
1954 Nov 2
Box 9, Folder 66 Campaign Vehicle - photograph
1956 Nov
Box 9, Folder 67 Certificate of Election: Aime J. Forand
1958 Nov 4
Box 9, Folder 68 Aime J. Forand and others campaigning - photograph
1958
Box 9, Folder 69 Campaign Flyer
1958
Box 9, Folder 70 Political Memo: Committee on Political Education, A.F.L.-C.I.O.
1960 Aug 29
Box 9, Folder 71 Florida Itinerary
1960 Oct 31-1960 Nov 4
Box 9, Folder 72 Aime J. Forand and others campaigning - photograph
1960
Box 9, Folder 73 Campaign Flyer
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Box 9, Folder 74 Newsweek: "How Important is One Vote?"
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Box 9, Folder 75 "Re-Elect John E. Moran, Attorney General" - matchbook
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Box 9, Folder 76 "Senior Citizens for Kennedy" - letterhead
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Series V. Invitations
Within this series, there are a number of invitations for Presidential Inaugurations, White House receptions, foreign embassy balls, Jefferson-Jackson dinners, memorial services, ceremonies centered on political events, and testimonial dinners in honor of Aime J. Forand, given by some of the civic organizations to which he belonged: the Franco-American Democratic Club, Bristol Lions Club, and the Le Foyer Franco-American group.

Container Description Date
Box 9, Folder 77 Calvin Coolidge Memorial Services
1933 Feb 6
Box 9, Folder 78 Francis B. Condon Testimonial Dinner
1935 Feb 14
Box 9, Folder 79 Rhode Island Soldier's Home - Annual Clambake
1935 Sep 5
Box 9, Folder 80 Franco-American Democratic Club and Auxiliary of Darlington, Pawtucket, Rhode Island - Forand Testimonial Banquet
1936 Nov 17
Box 9, Folder 81 Bristol Lions Club Testimonial Dinner
1936 Dec 8
Box 9, Folder 82 Testimonial Dinner in honor of Congressman-Elect Aime J. Forand - by the "gang"
1936 Dec 16
Box 9, Folder 83 White House Reception
1937 Jan 28
Box 9, Folder 84 Massachuesetts Governor Hurley, Charles F. - Luncheon for Congressional Party
1938 May 14
Box 9, Folder 85 U.S.S. Mayrant and U.S.S. Trippe - Christening Ceremonies
1938 May 14
Box 9, Folder 86 Presidential Inauguration
1941 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 87 White House Reception
1941 Feb 4
Box 9, Folder 88 Visit of Churchill, Winston - Prime Minister of Great Britain
1941 Dec 26
Box 9, Folder 89 White House Luncheon
1945 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 90 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Services
1946 Jul 1
Box 9, Folder 91 United States House of Representatives - Opening Day Ceremonies
1947 Jan 3
Box 9, Folder 92 White House Reception
1947 Feb 18
Box 9, Folder 93 White House Reception
1948 Feb 10
Box 9, Folder 94 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
1948 Feb 19
Box 9, Folder 95 Presidential Inauguration Ball
1949 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 96 Hospitality Day - Embassy of the Dominican Republic
1949 Jan 25
Box 9, Folder 97 J. Howard McGrath Testimonial Dinner
1949 Feb 17
Box 9, Folder 98 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
1949 Feb 24
Box 9, Folder 99 Independence Day - Dominican Republic
1949 Feb 27
Box 9, Folder 100 Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P. Testimonial Dinner
1950 Apr 22
Box 9, Folder 101 Le Foyer Franco-American Testimonial Banquet
1951 Apr 22
Box 9, Folder 102 White House Inspection
1952 Mar 23
Box 9, Folder 103 Presidential Inauguration
1953 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 104 Presidential Inaugural Ball
1953 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 105 White House Reception
1954 Mar 2
Box 9, Folder 106 White House Reception for Members of Congress
1954 Apr 27
Box 9, Folder 107 "Cradle of the Nation" Bicentennial State Dinner - Albany, New York
1954 Jun 23
Box 9, Folder 108 White House Reception
1955 Jan 14
Box 9, Folder 109 Presidential Inaugural Ball
1957 Jan 21
Box 9, Folder 110 British Embassy Reception
1957 Oct 18
Box 9, Folder 111 Saint Lawrence Seaway Opening
1959 Jun 26
Box 9, Folder 112 Rhode Island Gubernatorial Inaugural Ball
1961 Jan 3
Box 9, Folder 113 Presidential Inaugural Ball
1961 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 114 Presidential Inauguration
1961 Jan 20
Box 9, Folder 115 Presidential Trip to Independence, Missouri - signing of Medicare Bill
1965 Jul 30
Box 9, Folder 116 Senior Citizen Day - Providence, Rhode Island
1968 Jun 12
Box 9, Folder 117 Senior Citizen Day - Providence, Rhode Island
1969 May 7
Box 9, Folder 118 British Embassy Reception
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Box 9, Folder 119 British Embassy Receptions
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Box 9, Folder 120 Embassy Reception of the Federal Republic of Germany
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Box 9, Folder 121 Embassy Reception of the Republic of Haiti
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Box 9, Folder 122 French Embassy Reception
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Box 9, Folder 123 Philippine Embassy Reception
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Box 9, Folder 124 Truman Reception
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Box 9, Folder 125 Uruguay Embassy Reception
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Series VI. Government Papers
The government papers which comprise this series include congressional records from 1937 until 1972, hearings before the the Joint-Sub Committee on Long-term care of the Special Committe on Aging of the United States Senate, remarks and speeches made by Aime J. Forand in front of the House of Representatives, press releases for official statements made by Forand on social security, taxes, and medical insurance, and addresses made by Forand in front of the Golden Rings' Club Rally in New York City. These papers detail Forand's career as a Congressional representative as well as his advocacy work on behalf of the elderly and disabled.

Container Description Date
Box 9, Folder 126 Congressional Record
1937 Jul 1-1941 Jul
Box 9, Folder 127 Congressional Record
1942 Sep-1943 Mar
Box 9, Folder 128 Congressional Record - H.R. 9467 "Social Security Amendment of 1958"
1957
Box 9, Folder 129 Congressional Record - H.R. 4700 "Social Security Amendment of 1959"
1958 Jul-1960 Feb 16
Box 9, Folder 130 Congressional Record - Memo
1960 Feb 2-May 5
Box 9, Folder 131 Congressional Record
1960 Feb 16-March 21
Box 9, Folder 132 Congressional Record
1960 Mar 22-Apr 7
Box 9, Folder 133 Congressional Record
1960 Apr 7-25
Box 9, Folder 134 Congressional Record
1960 Apr 25-May 23
Box 9, Folder 135 Congressional Record
1960 May 23-Jun 24
Box 9, Folder 136 Congressional Record
1960 Jun 24-Sep 8
Box 9, Folder 137 Congressional Record - "Health Services for the Aged Under Social Security Insurance" - Aime J. Forand
1961 Jul 27-1963 Nov 26
Box 9, Folder 138 Congressional Record
1963 Nov 27
Box 9, Folder 139 "Nursing Homes and Related Long-Term Care Services" Hearings before the Joint Sub-Committee on Long-Term Care of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, 88th Congress
1964 May 5
Box 9, Folder 140 Congressional Record
1965 Apr 8
Box 9, Folder 141 Congressional Record
1972 Feb 2
Box 9, Folder 142 Aime J. Forand, U.S. House of Representatives Tax Revision Bill, H.R. 8300
1963 Mar 17
Box 9, Folder 143 Aime J. Forand, Rep. John E. Fogarty of R.I., Gov. Dennis J. Roberts of R.I. - WJAR Television
1956 May 1
Box 9, Folder 144 Aime J. Forand - Depressed Areas Act, H.R. 8555 & S. 2663 - Press Release
1956 Oct 24
Box 9, Folder 145 Forand Tax Bill - Press Release
1957 Mar 21
Box 9, Folder 146 Aime J. Forand - Press Release "Social Security Improvements: Increase in Benefits and Hospital Insurance for the Aged"
1957 Aug 27
Box 9, Folder 147 Gov. Dennis J. Roberts of R.I. & Aime J. Forand - Foreign Imports Press Release
1958 Aug 7
Box 9, Folder 148 WWON - Radio: Aime J. Forand & Gov. Dennis J. Roberts of R.I.
1958 Oct 24
Box 9, Folder 149 Aime J. Forand, Rep. Seymour Halpernot of N.Y., and Harry W. Flannery "Washington Reports to the People: Hospital Care for the Elderly"
1959 Mar 9
Box 9, Folder 150 Aime J. Forand - Golden Rings Club Rally, New York City - Silver Anniversary of Social Security
1960 May 1
Box 9, Folder 151 Sen. John F. Kennedy - Medical Advisory Committee for Aime J. Forand, Chairman of the Senior Citizens for the Kennedy-Johnson Committee, Press Release
1960 Aug 31
Box 9, Folder 152 Aime J. Forand - U.S. House of Representatives Social Security and Address to Golden Rings Club's Rally, New York City
1960

Series VII. Memorabilia
This series contains a variety of materials that had a personal significance to Aime J. Forand. There are several items, such as pins, tie clasps, a leather wallet, a desk set, wood gavels and university cowls, which pertain to different phases of Forand's life in the military, public office, and as a political figure. In addition, the series includes Forand's social security card, member passes to the United States House of Representative and United States Senate, which were issued to Mrs. Aime J. Forand, and several political cartoons which directly relate to the Forand Bill. The series lends further insight into the personal life of Forand through biographical sketches and quotes, prayers, and mementos collected by the late congressman.

Container Description Date
Box 10, Folder 1 Biographical Sketches
1960
Box 10, Folder 2 Caricature of Aime J. Forand - by H. Perfillak
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Box 10, Folder 3 "Friends" - poem by anonymous
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Box 10, Folder 4 "God heals and the doctor takes the fee" - Benjamin Franklin
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Box 10, Folder 5 Knights of Columbus - sash
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Box 10, Folder 6 National Conference on Social Welfare -card
1965 May 21-1965 May 22
Box 10, Folder 7 "Our Champ Aime!" - poster
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Box 10, Folder 8 Pin - unknown type
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Box 10, Folder 9 place card - Hon. Aime J. Forand
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Box 10, Folder 10 portrait - United States Flag
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Box 10, Folder 11 Resident of Registration card for Mrs. Gertrude Forand
1968 Aug 8
Box 10, Folder 12 Rhode Island American Legion - beret, tie tack, and engraved charm
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Box 10, Folder 13 "Serenity" prayer
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Box 10, Folder 14 Social Security Card - Aime J. Forand
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Box 10, Folder 15 Seal of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
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Box 10, Folder 16 "The Sum of Good Government" - Thomas Jefferson
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Box 10, Folder 17 "A.F.J" - tie clasp
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Box 10, Folder 18 The United States Civil Service Commission Retirement Certification
1961 Jan 13
Box 10, Folder 19 United States House of Representatives - Member Pass for Mrs. Aime J. Forand
1933 Mar 29
Box 10, Folder 20 United States House of Representatives - Member Pass for Mrs. Aime J. Forand
1941 Jan 8
Box 10, Folder 21 United States Senate Chamber Pass - for Mrs. Aime J. Forand
1932 Feb 16
Box 10, Folder 22 United States Senate Chamber Pass - for Mrs. Aime J. Forand
1941 Jan 7
Box 10, Folder 23 Leather Wallet - Aime J. Forand
1918 Oct 3
Box 10, Folder 24 White House Auto Pass
1947 Feb 18
Box 10, Folder 25 Desk Set - Aime J. Forand
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Box 10, Folder 26 Two University Cowls
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Box 10, Folder 27 "A Slight Case of Hysteria", the fear of the American Society of Internal Medicine for H.R. 4700 - by Green
1959 Jul 15
Box 10, Folder 28 "Forand Bill: This Week on the Front Burner" - by Green, of the Providence Journal, "Furnal Directors Against the Forand Bill" - by Richardson
1960 Mar 22
Box 10, Folder 29 "Proud Father," - by John Fawcett
1965 Apr 10
Box 10, Folder 30 "The Big Scramble," - by Paule Loring
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Box 11, Folder 1 Four Wood Gavels:William B. Bankhead, Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the House, unidentified
1937, 1953 Apr 9, 1957 Jun 17, undated

Series VIII. Photographs
This series includes photographs regarding Aime J. Forands' life, including his life before politics, his life as an elected official, as well as his life after elected office. They span six decades, and include photographs with Presidents Truman, Kennedy and Johnson. Also included are Aime J. Forand's photo albums, given to him from organizations he was involved in, such as National Council of Senior Citizens and the American Federation of Musicians.

Container Description Date
Box 12, Folder 1 Photographs
Pre-1918
Box 12, Folder 2 Photographs
1918-1923
Box 12, Folder 3 Photographs
1937
Box 12, Folder 4 Photographs
1944-1946
Box 12, Folder 5 Photographs
1947-1949
Box 12, Folder 6 Photographs
1950-1952
Box 12, Folder 7 Photographs
1953-1956
Box 12, Folder 8 Photographs
1957-1958
Box 12, Folder 9 Photographs
1959
Box 12, Folder 10 Photographs
1962
Box 12, Folder 11 Photo Album
1963 Apr 23
Box 12, Folder 12 Photographs
1965 Sep 22
Box 13, Folder 1 Photographs
1965-1966
Box 13, Folder 2 Aime J. Forand portraits
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Box 13, Folder 3 Mrs. Aime J. Forand
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Box 13, Folder 4 Aime J. Forand and Presidents
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Box 13, Folder 5 Members of Congress
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Box 13, Folder 6 Presidential Portraits
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Box 13, Folder 7 Unidentifiable Photographs
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Series IX. Recordings
This series includes film reels and audio recordings from Aime J. Forand's personal collection. The film reels and some of the audio recordings are of the Forand family at their home in Florida, as well as on special occasions.

The other tape recordings pertain to his life in elected office, and contain a commemoration of President Eisenhower's Inauguration, congressional addresses given by President Eisenhower, and speeches by Aime J. Forand on Social Security and Medicaid, including the Golden Ring Clubs' Rally in New York City. Additionally, there are several recorded programs of Washington Reports to the People, focusing on senior citizens and improvements to Social Security.

Container Description Date
Box 14, Folder 1 Personal miscellaneous - film
1958-1959
Box 14, Folder 2 Two films, untitled
1960 May 6
Box 14, Folder 3 Daytona Beach - film
1963
Box 14, Folder 4 "Home at Christmas" and "Devishar Property" - film
1964
Box 14, Folder 5 "Devishar Property" - film
1964
Box 14, Folder 6 "Florida house with Adeline, Ben and Manda" - film
1965 Apr
Box 14, Folder 7 "Sandra's Wedding" and "House in Bethesda" - film
1965 Jun
Box 14, Folder 8 Commemoration of the Inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower - record
1953 Jan 20
Box 14, Folder 9 "Pledge of Allegiance" - 45 rpm record
1954 Jun 14
Box 14, Folder 10 1958 Dollars for Democrats Drive: "Public Service Jingles" - 45 rpm record
1958 Jun 27
Box 14, Folder 11 David Seville and the Chipmunks: "Alvin for President" -45 rpm record
1960 Aug 30
Box 14, Folder 12 Roy Lindsey: "A Tribute to Eleanor" and "A Tribute to Franklin" - 45 rpm record
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Box 14, Folder 13 To Aime J. Forand, from Rev. Alfred McMullan: untitled - 45 rpm record
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Box 14, Folder 14 Personal miscellaneous; ballet, piano concert - audiotape
1952 Dec 28
Box 14, Folder 15 Christmas 1952 and 1956- audiotape
1952 Dec, 1956 Dec
Box 14, Folder 16 Voices - audiotape
1952
Box 14, Folder 17 Ed Sullivan's "Toast of the Town" - audiotape
1953 Feb 15
Box 14, Folder 18 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's speech on taxes - audiotape
1953 May 19
Box 14, Folder 19 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's speechon the hydrogen bomb - audiotape
1954 Apr 5
Box 14, Folder 20 "Lawrence Welk Show" - audiotape
1956 Dec 15
Box 14, Folder 21 Bing Crosby - audiotape
1956
Box 14, Folder 22 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's speech to Congress asking to permit use of troops in foreign countries - audiotape
1957 Jan 5
Box 14, Folder 23 President Dwight D. Eisenhower's "State of the Nation" address before Congress - audiotape
1957 Jan 10
Box 14, Folder 24 "Washington Reports to the People: Social Security Improvements" - program 24, with Aime J. Forand and Harry W. Flannery - audiotape
1958 Jun 20
Box 14, Folder 25 "Washington Reports to the People: Hospital Care for the Elderly" - program 10, with Aime J. Forand, Rep. Seymour Halpern (R-NY) and Harry W. Flannery - audiotape
1959 Mar 9
Box 14, Folder 26 Harold V. McDermott, concerning H.R. 4700, "Social Security Amendment of 1959" - audiotape
1960 Mar 30
Box 14, Folder 27 "As We See It: Can You Afford to be 65?" with Aime J. Forand and Harry W. Flannery - audiotape
1960 APr 3
Box 15, Folder 1 "As We See It: Political Substitute for the Forand Bill", with Aime J. Forand; Nelson Cruikshank, Director of the Department of Social Security; George Meany, President of the AFL-CIO; and Harry W. Flannery
1960 May 8
Box 15, Folder 2 Golden Rings Clubs' Rally, New York City: Copy 1 - National Anthem to Mrs. Francis Perkins - audiotape
1960 May 18
Box 15, Folder 3 Golden Rings Clubs' Rally, New York City: Copy 2 - Mrs. Francis Perkins to Herbert Leheman- audiotape
1960 May 18
Box 15, Folder 4 Golden Rings Clubs' Rally, New York City: Copy 3a - Herbert Leheman to Music - audiotape
1960 May 18
Box 15, Folder 5 Golden Rings Clubs' Rally, New York City: Copy 3b - George Meany to Sen. Jacob Javits (R-NY) - audiotape
1960 May 18
Box 15, Folder 6 Golden Rings Clubs' Rally, New York City: Copy 5a - Introduction to Aime J. Forand - audiotape
1960 May 18
Box 15, Folder 7 Golden Rings Clubs' Rally, New York City: Sam Levenson to Benediction - audiotape
1960 May 18
Box 15, Folder 8 "As We See It: Forand Bill Rally", with Aime J. Forand; George Meany, President of the AFL-CIO; Andrew J. Biemiller; and Harry W. Flannery - audiotape
1960 May 27
Box 15, Folder 9 Discussion on Medical Care for the Aged - audiotape
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Box 15, Folder 10 Aime J. Forand answers questions for three retired UAW members on the topic of Social Security Improvements - audiotape
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Box 15, Folder 11 Harry W. Flannery interviews Sen. Robert Taft of Ohio; the voice of Theodore Roosevelt - audiotape
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Box 15, Folder 12 "Washington Reports to the People: Social Security Improvements", with Aime J. Forand, Rep. T. B. Curtis of Missouri, and Harry W. Flannery, no. 31 - audiotape not edited for broadcast
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Box 15, Folder 13 "Washington Reports to the People: Social Security Improvements", with Aime J. Forand, Rep. T. B. Curtis of Missouri, and Harry W. Flannery, no. 31 - audiotape edited for broadcast
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Box 15, Folder 14 "Washington Reports to the People: Health Insurance for Our Elderly Citizens", with Aime J. Forand, Rep. Seymour Helpern of New York, and Harry W. Flannery, no. 14 - audiotape
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