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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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"...the broader question of terrorism at the World Trade Center."
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This crushed file cabinet was recovered from the debris pile at the World Trade Center....
These cards and letters were sent to rescue workers, fire departments, and police officers offering thanks...
This briefcase recovered from the World Trade Center wreckage belonged to Lisa Lefler, an Aon Risk Services...
This collection of material documents the memorial Concert for America held in Washington, DC on September...