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" 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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"Now the challenge is to find the larger context that this all fits in..."
William Yeingst
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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
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This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...