SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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This collection of office artifacts recovered from the World Trade Center debris pile includes a damaged...
These sterling silver earrings shaped like an American flag were made by a Navajo jeweler and marketed...
Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
This collection of clothing worn by New York City Mayor Rudolf Giuliani includes a hat, boots, and two...