SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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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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"We think of photographs as objects, not just as graphics..."
Michelle Delaney





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This damaged structural bracket from the World Trade Center was recovered from the debris pile...
This apron is covered with uniform patches from grateful patrons of Nino's restaurant, a relief center...
Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...