SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"...think about who we are and what our nation stands for."
Jim Gardner
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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt





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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...
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