SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter





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