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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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote
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"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright





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Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
This burned paper currency and tin of melted coins were recovered from the damaged offices in the Pentagon....
This collection of clothing worn by New York City Mayor Rudolf Giuliani includes a hat, boots, and two...
This elevator emergency-instruction plate and four elevator frame floor markers were recovered from the...