SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney

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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright
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"Collecting for September 11 has probably been the most important thing I've done..."
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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...