SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst

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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner





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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...
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This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...