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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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney
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This collection of approximately 1,600 images taken by Michael Garcia, Ssgt. Brian Boisvert, and Cpl....
Roe Bianculli-Taylor used this cell phone to learn about the September 11 attacks as she commuted to...
This purse belonged to Lorraine Lee, who worked as an administrative assistant at Aon Risk Services,...
This panel was part of Foam Truck 161 operated by the Fort Myer Fire and Emergency Services Division,...