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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt
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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote





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This Massachusetts driver’s license and American Airlines credit card belonged to Judith “Judy” Larocque....
These sterling silver earrings shaped like an American flag were made by a Navajo jeweler and marketed...
This collection of approximately 1,600 images taken by Michael Garcia, Ssgt. Brian Boisvert, and Cpl....
This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...