SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"I thought it was really important to understand normalcy before September 11..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote





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This directional flyer, handed out by tollbooth operators at the Somerset exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike,...
This commemorative pamphlet, published by the Christian Embassy, was distributed at Washington, D.C.,...
This binder cover, marked “World Trade Center Tower 2 Observation Deck Smoke Detection Manual,” was recovered...
This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center...