SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt
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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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 cityís...
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...