SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...there were really no large objects recovered..."
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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"What began as just a small name tag led us to this incredible rescue story..."
William Yeingst





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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....
This collection of material documents one family’s search for a missing relative...