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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"Now the challenge is to find the larger context that this all fits in..."
William Yeingst
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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
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This material from Officer Isaac Ho‘opi‘i includes his uniform (shirt with insignia, trousers, boots,...
Artifacts collected from Windows on the World, a well-known World Trade Center restaurant, include a...
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...
Fashion photographer Richard Avedon took this photograph of Isaac Ho‘opi‘i....