SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt
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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt





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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...