SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Browse Search About the Collection Curator Stories

See More Objects


Listen to Collection Stories

more on this object hear audio
read transcript
"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

hear audio
read transcript
"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt
hear audio
read transcript
"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold





Credits | Privacy Policy
©2002 National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the...
This collection of flight attendant Lorraine Bay's artifacts recovered from the wreckage of United Airlines...
This rescue helmet and vest were part of the Port Authority of New Jersey and New York Police Department...
This collection of two fine art engravings reflects one artist's emotional response to the events of...