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BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst

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"...not the sort of thing we would collect unless it had some extraordinary, iridescent story."
David Shayt
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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
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This collection of equipment and personal possessions recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon includes...
This identification card was carried by Lt. Robert Cirri, a Port Authority Police officer, who died in...
This collection of clothing worn by New York City Mayor Rudolf Giuliani includes a hat, boots, and two...
This wallet belonged to Jan Maciejewski, a Polish immigrant who was a waiter at Windows on the World,...