SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Browse Search About the Collection Curator Stories

See More Objects


Listen to Collection Stories

more on this object hear audio
read transcript
"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

hear audio
read transcript
"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
hear audio
read transcript
"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt





Credits | Privacy Policy
©2002 National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
This lithograph of the Twin Towers, printed in red and blue, was distributed to rescue and recovery workers...
This badly damaged American flag was found by a recovery worker in the World Trade Center debris at the...