SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote

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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt
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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph Pfeifer wore this clothing and bunker gear on September 11. ...
These geographic information system (GIS) maps are part of a computerized project mapping the city’s...
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...