SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney

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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
David Shayt
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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt





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This Massachusetts driver’s license and American Airlines credit card belonged to Judith “Judy” Larocque....
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This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...