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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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst





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This framed presentation plaque and two pole-mounted flags were recovered from the Pentagon office of...
This collection of 110 images was taken inside and outside the World Trade Center on September 11 by...
Artifacts collected from Windows on the World, a well-known World Trade Center restaurant, include a...
This lithograph of the Twin Towers, printed in red and blue, was distributed to rescue and recovery workers...