SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote
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Peter Liebhold





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Maria Cecilia Benavente, an employee of Aon Risk Services, Inc., wore this clothing as she evacuated...
This collection of ten color photographs taken by Christophe Agou documents the World Trade Center site...
This simple red, white, and blue ribbon pin was made by Annette Harris of Virginia Beach, Virginia, after...
This flashlight (marked “W. T. C. FIRE SAFETY”) was issued to Hilary North, a fire warden for Aon Risk...