SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...the broader question of terrorism at the World Trade Center."
David Shayt

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"John Labriola, an amateur photographer carrying a Nikon digital camera on his way to work on September 11..."
Michelle Delaney
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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
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...