SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"John Labriola, an amateur photographer carrying a Nikon digital camera on his way to work on September 11..."
Michelle Delaney

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt
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"Objects are witness to the fact that something did exist in the past"
Helena Wright





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This collection of two fine art engravings reflects one artist's emotional response to the events of...
This collection of twenty-eight photographs, taken by amateur photographer Doug Potoksky, documents the...
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This badly damaged American flag was found by a recovery worker in the World Trade Center debris at the...