SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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

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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold
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"So many people spoke by phone to each other that day..."
David Shayt





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Artifacts collected from Windows on the World, a well-known World Trade Center restaurant, include a...
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