SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...when September 11 happened she knew what she had to do to create this book."
Helena Wright

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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst
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"...it will be years before all of the artifacts that are important to this collection will be in the museum."
Peter Liebhold





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On September 11, New York lawyer Matthew Farley used this BlackBerry wireless communicator to check on...
This commemorative pamphlet, published by the Christian Embassy, was distributed at Washington, D.C.,...
This material from Jerry Henson, Pentagon survivor, includes his tie, trousers, and ID badge....
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