SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst

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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
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"I have an almost visceral reaction to this."
Helena Wright





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This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
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This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...