SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney
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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt





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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...