SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt

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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This piece of scorched limestone facade was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon....
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...