SEPTEMBER 11
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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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
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These photographs, taken by firefighter Jon Culberson, are some of the first images of the Pentagon shortly...
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...
This American flag was signed by the flight crew on Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93) on September 11, 2002...
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....