SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
David Shayt

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney
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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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Penny Elgas built a patriotic box to preserve this piece of American Airlines Flight 77, the plane that...
This American flag was signed by the flight crew on Flight 81 (formerly Flight 93) on September 11, 2002...
This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...
On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...