SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt

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"John Labriola, an amateur photographer carrying a Nikon digital camera on his way to work on September 11..."
Michelle Delaney
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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...