SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
David Shayt

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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
William Yeingst
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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt





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This collection of military headgear recovered from the Pentagon includes two Navy caps and a U.S. Army...
This brochure, titled “Dear Fellow Rider,” was distributed by the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority...
This rake, pitchfork, detective’s windbreaker, and sign were used at the Staten Island recovery site,...
This book contains over 300 messages and drawings from the citizens of Mountain View, California...