SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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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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"...the broader question of terrorism at the World Trade Center."
David Shayt





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This lithograph of the Twin Towers, printed in red and blue, was distributed to rescue and recovery workers...
This badly damaged American flag was found by a recovery worker in the World Trade Center debris at the...
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This collection of military headgear recovered from the Pentagon includes two Navy caps and a U.S. Army...