SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote

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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter
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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold





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This collection of office artifacts recovered from the World Trade Center debris pile includes a damaged...
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