SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"... it was a ball of metal about the size of a basketball..."
David Shayt

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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This collection of material from the White House includes a program from the National Day of Prayer and...
This soot-covered desktop nameplate and Army pennant were recovered from Holly Guzowski’s Pentagon office...
This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
This firefighter's pry bar, known as an officer’s tool, was carried by New York Fire Department's Lt....