SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
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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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This piece of coiled reinforcement bar from a concrete building column was recovered from the wreckage...
This uniform (skirt, jacket, and lapel pin) was worn by Beatriz Susana Genoves, a greeter for the Windows...
This poster depicting parts of an airliner’s flight recorder was produced to help law enforcement officers...
This simple red, white, and blue ribbon pin was made by Annette Harris of Virginia Beach, Virginia, after...