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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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright
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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
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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...