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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"...we don't really know how people are going to react to these objects."
Peter Liebhold
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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
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...