SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt

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"We think of photographs as objects, not just as graphics..."
Michelle Delaney
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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst





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This American flag was signed by the flight crew on Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93) on September 11, 2002...
This door panel was removed from a New York Police Department patrol car crushed by the falling debris...
This collection of material from the 311th Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs) includes a unit sign,...
This soot-covered desktop nameplate and Army pennant were recovered from Holly Guzowski’s Pentagon office...