SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"...his restaurant was cranking, 24 hours a day, every day of the week with volunteer workers and donated food..."
David Shayt





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This flashlight (marked “W. T. C. FIRE SAFETY”) was issued to Hilary North, a fire warden for Aon Risk...
This collection of five color photographs taken by Donald Lokuta documents New Yorkers searching for...
This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center...
This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...