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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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney





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Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
This directional flyer, handed out by tollbooth operators at the Somerset exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike,...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used this cell phone on September 11, 2001...