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BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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