SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"It was fall, people were wearing coats, so anybody could wear a tie tack..."
Shelly Foote

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"...we're much more comfortable collecting artifacts that are clearly historical..."
Peter Liebhold
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Charles, Leslie, Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, who perished on September 11, 200...
This uniform (skirt, jacket, and lapel pin) was worn by Beatriz Susana Genoves, a greeter for the Windows...
This collection of ten color photographs taken by Christophe Agou documents the World Trade Center site...
This uniform was worn by Col. Mark Volk, Chief, Strategic Leadership division, Office of the Army, during...