SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst
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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt





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This collection of two fine art engravings reflects one artist's emotional response to the events of...
This crumpled piece of exterior sheathing from the World Trade Center was recovered from the debris pile...
New York State Trooper Rick Scranton and his search dog Theo used this equipment to find victims of the...
This damaged structural bracket from the World Trade Center was recovered from the debris pile...