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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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
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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