SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"I see our collections like a tree or like a big bush"
David Shayt
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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst





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