SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt

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"I thought it was really important to understand normalcy before September 11..."
Peter Liebhold
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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote





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This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...
Donn Marshall wore this particle mask and pair of latex gloves during the rescue efforts at the Pentagon...
This tool belt with tools, hard hat, face shield, respirator, cutting torch, leathers, boots, gloves,...
This collection of New York Fire Department (FDNY) equipment recovered from the debris of the World Trade...