SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"I thought it was really important to understand normalcy before September 11..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt





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These two T-shirts are examples of commemorative clothing sold on the streets of New York directly after...
This Skilcraft electric wall clock, which hung in the Pentagon helipad fire station, was knocked to the...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This collection of material commemorating the victims of the Pentagon terrorist attack includes a cased...