SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
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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Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
Pentagon firefighter Mark Skipper wore this bunker gear (firefighting jacket and pants) and casual shirt...
This tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...