SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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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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". . .we spent many many hours networking with individuals in various agencies to complete our job."
William Yeingst





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