SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"And then I started noticing the safety pin jewelry."
Shelly Foote

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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
David Shayt
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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt





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This collection of commemorative material includes two cased medallions and a lapel pin...
This elevator emergency-instruction plate and four elevator frame floor markers were recovered from the...
This simple red, white, and blue ribbon pin was made by Annette Harris of Virginia Beach, Virginia, after...
Sixty black and white, color, and panoramic photographs of the collapsed World Trade Center by Stephen...