SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"I see our collections like a tree or like a big bush"
David Shayt
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This uniform was worn by Col. Mark Volk, Chief, Strategic Leadership division, Office of the Army, during...
This crushed file cabinet was recovered from the debris pile at the World Trade Center....
This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the...
This directional flyer, handed out by tollbooth operators at the Somerset exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike,...