SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt

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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright
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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney





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This collection of fourteen images of the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, crash site of United Airlines Flight...
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