SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote
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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...