SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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This fire warden's whistle and badge were recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...
This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...
This poster depicting parts of an airliner’s flight recorder was produced to help law enforcement officers...