SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Browse Search About the Collection Curator Stories

See More Objects


Listen to Collection Stories

more on this object hear audio
read transcript
"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

hear audio
read transcript
"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright
hear audio
read transcript
"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt





Credits | Privacy Policy
©2002 National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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 officerís 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...