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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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold
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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt





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This collection of 110 images was taken inside and outside the World Trade Center on September 11 by...
These two T-shirts are examples of commemorative clothing sold on the streets of New York directly after...
Two large photographs were commissioned to document the wall of the New York City Armory, which was...
This burned paper currency and tin of melted coins were recovered from the damaged offices in the Pentagon....