SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... stripped off and folded up like wrapping paper during the collapse of the buildings."
David Shayt

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"We think of photographs as objects, not just as graphics..."
Michelle Delaney
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"...the immediacy of this situation is quite unusual."
Helena Wright





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This doll caricature of a female firefighter was recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center...
Sixty black and white, color, and panoramic photographs of the collapsed World Trade Center by Stephen...
This collection of material from the White House includes a program from the National Day of Prayer and...
This collection of approximately 1,600 images taken by Michael Garcia, Ssgt. Brian Boisvert, and Cpl....