SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright
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"...she was there directing people to the restaurant when the plane hit..."
David Shayt





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This collection of clothing worn by New York City Mayor Rudolf Giuliani includes a hat, boots, and two...
This heart-shaped tie tack, designed by Judith Jack and sold through the Nordstrom department store chain,...
This collection of material from the White House includes a program from the National Day of Prayer and...
These two beaded American flag pins were made soon after September 11...