SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold

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"Preservation for posterity, whose uses we can't even, or ought to imagine"
David Shayt
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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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This calendar, created for the Greenwich Village School in New York City, is illustrated with children’s...
Charles, Leslie, Zoe and Dana Falkenberg, who perished on September 11, 200...
This collection of New York Fire Department (FDNY) equipment recovered from the debris of the World Trade...
New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani used this cell phone on September 11, 2001...