SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
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 tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...
The design of this poster, titled Rise Above, evokes the composition of the American flag with...
This commemorative pamphlet, published by the Christian Embassy, was distributed at Washington, D.C.,...
Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...