SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"Mountains--mountain ranges of steel, of aluminum dominated the skyline..."
David Shayt

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"...we don't really know how people are going to react to these objects."
Peter Liebhold
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"They happened to be there on September 11 and they tilted their camera up..."
William Yeingst





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This uniform (skirt, jacket, and lapel pin) was worn by Beatriz Susana Genoves, a greeter for the Windows...
This name tag was worn by Captain Kathy Mazza, as she led rescue efforts on September 11, 2001...
This rake, pitchfork, detective’s windbreaker, and sign were used at the Staten Island recovery site,...
This Massachusetts driver’s license and American Airlines credit card belonged to Judith “Judy” Larocque....