SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt

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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
William Yeingst
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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst





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This elevator emergency-instruction plate and four elevator frame floor markers were recovered from the...
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