SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"...why did the individual feel it was important to photograph?"
Michelle Delaney





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This collection of commemorative material includes two cased medallions and a lapel pin...
This boxed commemorative coin (issued earlier as recognition for a job well done) was recovered from...
Fire wardens in the World Trade Center were issued special hats to make them easily identified in an...
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