SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Browse Search About the Collection Curator Stories

See More Objects


Listen to Collection Stories

more on this object hear audio
read transcript
"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt

hear audio
read transcript
"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt
hear audio
read transcript
"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright





Credits | Privacy Policy
©2002 National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
This elevator emergency-instruction plate and four elevator frame floor markers were recovered from the...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...
This collection of business cards, ID badges, business ephemera, and motivational clothing documents...