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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 sat down as a staff, almost like a family around the kitchen table..."
Peter Liebhold
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William Yeingst





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This wallet complete with its contents was found in the debris pile of the World Trade Center....
Jan Demczur, a window washer at the World Trade Center, used this brass Ettore Corp. squeegee handle...
These ID badges belonged to Comdr. Patrick Dunn, a victim of terrorist attack on the Pentagon...
This binder cover, marked “World Trade Center Tower 2 Observation Deck Smoke Detection Manual,” was recovered...