SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold

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





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A personal beeper that belonged to Jonathan Eric Briley, who worked at Windows on the World restaurant....
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....
This piece of scorched limestone facade was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon....
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...