SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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"...we don't really know how people are going to react to these objects."
Peter Liebhold
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"I thought it was really important to understand normalcy before September 11..."
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This commemorative pamphlet, published by the Christian Embassy, was distributed at Washington, D.C.,...
This collection of World Trade Center tourist souvenirs was recovered from the debris of the World Trade...
This Pentagon corridor map hung on the second floor of the innermost A ring, close to where the hijacked...
This fire warden's whistle and badge were recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...