SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt
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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst





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This collection of material documents the memorial Concert for America held in Washington, DC on September...
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...