SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt

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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney
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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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The Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) alarm was part of a Scott Pak breathing apparatus that was used...
Jules Naudet used this camera to film the only known footage of the first airplane hitting the north...
This tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...
New York State Trooper Rick Scranton and his search dog Theo used this equipment to find victims of the...