SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...we have had unusual cooperation"
Jim Gardner

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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst
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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt





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This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
These banners, made by school children in Kansas and Alaska, were sent to New York to express support...
This brochure, titled “Dear Fellow Rider,” was distributed by the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority...
This tool belt with tools, hard hat, face shield, respirator, cutting torch, leathers, boots, gloves,...