SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold

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"We sat down as a staff, almost like a family around the kitchen table..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright





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This Pentagon corridor map hung on the second floor of the innermost A ring, close to where the hijacked...
This fire warden's whistle and badge were recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
These artifacts from Lt. Comdr. David Tarantino include his uniform name tag and Navy/Marine Corps Medal....
This beeper belonged to Goumatie Thackurdeen, an employee at Fiduciary Trust Corp, which was housed in...