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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote
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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst





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This collection of military headgear recovered from the Pentagon includes two Navy caps and a U.S. Army...
This brochure, titled “Dear Fellow Rider,” was distributed by the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority...
This rake, pitchfork, detective’s windbreaker, and sign were used at the Staten Island recovery site,...
This book contains over 300 messages and drawings from the citizens of Mountain View, California...