History in the News: Collecting September 11

September 11, 2003 – March 4, 2004

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor Floor Plan

On display are several recent additions to the museum's September 11 collection, including a pair of dusty boots worn by former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani as he visited the site of the World Trade Center in the days after the attack, a column of reinforcing steel that was recovered from the Pentagon, a U.S. Army standard-issue black beret belonging to an unidentified lieutenant colonel, and a flight attendant's procedures manual and logbook recovered from the crash site in Pennsylvania.