SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote

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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright
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"...you kind of have to set that aside and think of it as a curator..."
Shelly Foote





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This collection of military headgear recovered from the Pentagon includes two Navy caps and a U.S. Army...
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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...