SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Browse Search About the Collection Curator Stories

See More Objects


Listen to Collection Stories

more on this object hear audio
read transcript
"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

hear audio
read transcript
"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote
hear audio
read transcript
"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt





Credits | Privacy Policy
©2002 National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
This collection of material from the White House includes a program from the National Day of Prayer and...
This binder cover, marked “World Trade Center Tower 2 Observation Deck Smoke Detection Manual,” was recovered...
Fashion photographer Richard Avedon took this photograph of Isaac Ho‘opi‘i....
This silkscreen print by Andrea Arroyo depicts the Twin Towers in words...