SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt





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This collection of 110 images was taken inside and outside the World Trade Center on September 11 by...
These two T-shirts are examples of commemorative clothing sold on the streets of New York directly after...
Two large photographs were commissioned to document the wall of the New York City Armory, which was...
This burned paper currency and tin of melted coins were recovered from the damaged offices in the Pentagon....