SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold
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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt





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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...