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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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright
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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst





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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...