SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones

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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt





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This binder cover, marked “World Trade Center Tower 2 Observation Deck Smoke Detection Manual,” was recovered...
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