SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
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