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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"We think of photographs as objects, not just as graphics..."
Michelle Delaney

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These sterling silver earrings shaped like an American flag were made by a Navajo jeweler and marketed...
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...
This fire warden's whistle and badge were recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...
This damaged floor marker, labeled “Stairwell C, Floor 102,” was recovered from the debris of the World...