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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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold
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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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