SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt
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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt





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This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...
This piece of coiled reinforcement bar from a concrete building column was recovered from the wreckage...
This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the...
These two beaded American flag pins were made soon after September 11...