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BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
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This material from Officer Isaac Ho‘opi‘i includes his uniform (shirt with insignia, trousers, boots,...
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This firefighter's pry bar, known as an officer’s tool, was carried by New York Fire Department's Lt....