SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
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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This collection of material from the White House includes a program from the National Day of Prayer and...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
This firefighter's pry bar, known as an officer’s tool, was carried by New York Fire Department's Lt....