SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...We have convinced her that these shoes would be welcome here at the museum... "
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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
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These newspapers and magazines reflect media coverage of the September 11 attacks...
These banners, made by school children in Kansas and Alaska, were sent to New York to express support...
This scorched eagle finial from an office flagpole was recovered from the wreckage at the Pentagon....
The Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) alarm was part of a Scott Pak breathing apparatus that was used...