SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt

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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright





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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...