SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt
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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
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....