SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...his I.D. got him very close to the building right after the crash..."
Michelle Delaney

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"How did I get these if everything was destroyed during the collapse?"
David Shayt
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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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Two large photographs were commissioned to document the wall of the New York City Armory, which was...
This crushed file cabinet was recovered from the debris pile at the World Trade Center....
This simple red, white, and blue ribbon pin was made by Annette Harris of Virginia Beach, Virginia, after...
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....