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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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt
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"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter





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Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
This piece of scorched limestone facade was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon....
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...