SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt

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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst
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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt





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