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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"...this was their thank-you to the museum."
Shelly Foote
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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
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...