SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
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...