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 have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright
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"Collecting for September 11 has probably been the most important thing I've done..."
Michelle Delaney





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This poster depicting parts of an airliner’s flight recorder was produced to help law enforcement officers...
This flashlight (marked “W. T. C. FIRE SAFETY”) was issued to Hilary North, a fire warden for Aon Risk...
This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...
This scorched eagle finial from an office flagpole was recovered from the wreckage at the Pentagon....