SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones
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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt





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This collection of ten color photographs taken by Christophe Agou documents the World Trade Center site...
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