SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

Browse Search About the Collection Curator Stories

See More Objects


Listen to Collection Stories

more on this object hear audio
read transcript
"There is a kind of optimism about human nature that comes through..."
Helena Wright

hear audio
read transcript
"...suggested endurance of our nation..."
Marc Pachter
hear audio
read transcript
"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt





Credits | Privacy Policy
©2002 National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...
This flashlight (marked “W. T. C. FIRE SAFETY”) was issued to Hilary North, a fire warden for Aon Risk...
Charles, Leslie, Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, who perished on September 11, 200...
A personal beeper that belonged to Jonathan Eric Briley, who worked at Windows on the World restaurant....