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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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright
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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold





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This Massachusetts driver’s license and American Airlines credit card belonged to Judith “Judy” Larocque....
This apron is covered with uniform patches from grateful patrons of Nino's restaurant, a relief center...
This collection of five color photographs taken by Donald Lokuta documents New Yorkers searching for...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...