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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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt





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This collection of flight attendant Lorraine Bay's artifacts recovered from the wreckage of United Airlines...
This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center...
These cards and letters were sent to rescue workers, fire departments, and police officers offering thanks...
This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...