SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold





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Michelle Guyton, an artist and poet from Mobile, Alabama, created this interpretive scrapbook reflecting...
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This collection of New York Fire Department (FDNY) equipment recovered from the debris of the World Trade...
Fire wardens in the World Trade Center were issued special hats to make them easily identified in an...