SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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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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"...we have had unusual cooperation"
Jim Gardner
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"We walked into this room which was essentially a warehouse of material..."
Jennifer Locke Jones





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This cloth napkin came from Wild Blue, a steakhouse located in the North Tower of the World Trade Center...
This lithograph of the Twin Towers, printed in red and blue, was distributed to rescue and recovery workers...
Fashion photographer Richard Avedon took this photograph of Isaac Ho‘opi‘i....
This badly damaged American flag was found by a recovery worker in the World Trade Center debris at the...