SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt





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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...