SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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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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This name tag was worn by Captain Kathy Mazza, as she led rescue efforts on September 11, 2001...
On September 11, Bob Boyle, who worked near the World Trade Center, used this cell phone to contact family...
These sterling silver earrings shaped like an American flag were made by a Navajo jeweler and marketed...
This commemorative pamphlet, published by the Christian Embassy, was distributed at Washington, D.C.,...