SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
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This material from Capt. David Thomas, Pentagon survivor and rescuer, includes his uniform trousers,...
A personal beeper that belonged to Jonathan Eric Briley, who worked at Windows on the World restaurant....
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....
This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...