SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...he used his deep baritone voice to call out 'Follow my voice.'"
William Yeingst

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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt
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"John Labriola, an amateur photographer carrying a Nikon digital camera on his way to work on September 11..."
Michelle Delaney





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Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
This lithograph of the Twin Towers, printed in red and blue, was distributed to rescue and recovery workers...
This rescue helmet and vest were part of the Port Authority of New Jersey and New York Police Department...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...