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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"I thought it was really important to understand normalcy before September 11..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...we don't really know how people are going to react to these objects."
Peter Liebhold





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This material from Officer Isaac Ho‘opi‘i includes his uniform (shirt with insignia, trousers, boots,...
This damaged floor marker, labeled “Stairwell C, Floor 102,” was recovered from the debris of the World...
Jan Demczur, a window washer at the World Trade Center, used this brass Ettore Corp. squeegee handle...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...