SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt

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Peter Liebhold
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Shelly Foote





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This purse belonged to Lorraine Lee, who worked as an administrative assistant at Aon Risk Services,...
This panel was part of Foam Truck 161 operated by the Fort Myer Fire and Emergency Services Division,...
These newspapers and magazines reflect media coverage of the September 11 attacks...
These two T-shirts are examples of commemorative clothing sold on the streets of New York directly after...