SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst
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"John Labriola, an amateur photographer carrying a Nikon digital camera on his way to work on September 11..."
Michelle Delaney





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These newspapers and magazines reflect media coverage of the September 11 attacks...
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This poster depicting parts of an airliner’s flight recorder was produced to help law enforcement officers...