SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold

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"...the response is 'No, go to Shanksville, Pennsylvania.'"
Michelle Delaney
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"...they would gently clean the material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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This material from Officer Isaac Ho‘opi‘i includes his uniform (shirt with insignia, trousers, boots,...
A personal beeper that belonged to Jonathan Eric Briley, who worked at Windows on the World restaurant....
These two versions of a print by Neil Farkas depict a large flag draped across a department store...
This collection of fourteen images of the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, crash site of United Airlines Flight...