SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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"I see our collections like a tree or like a big bush"
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"...asked him the big question: Do you still have that squeegee handle?"
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This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...
This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the...
This firefighter's pry bar, known as an officer’s tool, was carried by New York Fire Department's Lt....
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...