SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt
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"This was really a process of negotiation..."
William Yeingst





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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. ...
This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...
These geographic information system (GIS) maps are part of a computerized project mapping the city’s...