SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright





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The design of this poster, titled Rise Above, evokes the composition of the American flag with...
This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...
Sixty black and white, color, and panoramic photographs of the collapsed World Trade Center by Stephen...
This silkscreen print by Andrea Arroyo depicts the Twin Towers in words...