SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote
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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright





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These banners, made by school children in Kansas and Alaska, were sent to New York to express support...
This scorched eagle finial from an office flagpole was recovered from the wreckage at the Pentagon....
On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...