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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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote
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"It was a very consultative process..."
Peter Liebhold





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This collection of commemorative material includes two cased medallions and a lapel pin...
This boxed commemorative coin (issued earlier as recognition for a job well done) was recovered from...
Fire wardens in the World Trade Center were issued special hats to make them easily identified in an...
This rake, pitchfork, detective’s windbreaker, and sign were used at the Staten Island recovery site,...