SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
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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This uniform (skirt, jacket, and lapel pin) was worn by Beatriz Susana Genoves, a greeter for the Windows...
Donn Marshall wore this particle mask and pair of latex gloves during the rescue efforts at the Pentagon...
These two versions of a print by Neil Farkas depict a large flag draped across a department store...
This grill scraper was used by kitchen worker Leocio Luis-Perguero at the Windows on the World restaurant...