SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"... a crashing crescendo of sound—smashing steel into these barges..."
David Shayt
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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt





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This collection of steel from the World Trade Center includes a heavily damaged column assembly from...
The Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) alarm was part of a Scott Pak breathing apparatus that was used...
Two large photographs were commissioned to document the wall of the New York City Armory, which was...
This mass of fused coins was recovered from the debris of the World Trade Center...