SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst
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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
William Yeingst





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This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...
This burned paper currency and tin of melted coins were recovered from the damaged offices in the Pentagon....
This identification card was carried by Lt. Robert Cirri, a Port Authority Police officer, who died in...
Maria Cecilia Benavente, an employee of Aon Risk Services, Inc., wore this clothing as she evacuated...