SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt





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This framed presentation plaque and two pole-mounted flags were recovered from the Pentagon office of...
Artifacts collected from Windows on the World, a well-known World Trade Center restaurant, include a...
This crushed file cabinet was recovered from the debris pile at the World Trade Center....
Three identification cards belonging to Dr. Paul Wesley Ambrose, they were recovered with his remains...