SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt
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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt





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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...