SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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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...