SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney
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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote





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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...