SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
William Yeingst

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"...as they become history rather than current event, we will be able to let the collections grow..."
Peter Liebhold
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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt





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This flashlight (marked “W. T. C. FIRE SAFETY”) was issued to Hilary North, a fire warden for Aon Risk...
This collection of five color photographs taken by Donald Lokuta documents New Yorkers searching for...
This tie tack, in the shape of a pentagon with an image of the World Trade Center, was manufactured by...
On September 11, Bob Boyle, who worked near the World Trade Center, used this cell phone to contact family...