SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold
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"Airplanes made this happen, so we could not ignore the airplanes..."
David Shayt





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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...