SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"...we don't really know how people are going to react to these objects."
Peter Liebhold
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"...I called the unit, and the man who answered became our donor..."
David Shayt





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Ted Olson, U.S. solicitor general, received two calls on this office telephone from his wife, Barbara...
These two T-shirts are examples of commemorative clothing sold on the streets of New York directly after...
This material from Officer Isaac Ho‘opi‘i includes his uniform (shirt with insignia, trousers, boots,...
These ID badges belonged to Comdr. Patrick Dunn, a victim of terrorist attack on the Pentagon...