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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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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....
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This elevator emergency-instruction plate and four elevator frame floor markers were recovered from the...