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BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
William Yeingst
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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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