SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote

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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
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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