SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"... I felt as if I was on Antarctica, at an Antarctic base of some kind."
David Shayt





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On September 11, Bob Boyle, who worked near the World Trade Center, used this cell phone to contact family...
This collection of material from the White House includes a program from the National Day of Prayer and...
Donn Marshall wore this particle mask and pair of latex gloves during the rescue efforts at the Pentagon...
These newspapers and magazines reflect media coverage of the September 11 attacks...