SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"This was really a process of negotiation..."
William Yeingst
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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney





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This collection of five color photographs taken by Donald Lokuta documents New Yorkers searching for...
This tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...
On September 11, Bob Boyle, who worked near the World Trade Center, used this cell phone to contact family...
This hard hat was worn by an iron worker from Chicago, Illinois, who came to New York to help clear the...