SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"You started seeing them everywhere, and people were handing them out."
Shelly Foote
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"...we're very interested in the kinds of everyday stuff that Americans have used..."
William Yeingst





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This craft necklace with its four pendants—a graphic of the American flag, a graphic of the Statue of...
This M&M dispenser, soot-covered calendar, and desk copy of the U.S. Army code were recovered from the...
This collection of flight attendant Lorraine Bay's artifacts recovered from the wreckage of United Airlines...
This rescue helmet and vest were part of the Port Authority of New Jersey and New York Police Department...