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For the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the September 11 Digital Archive has overlaid a select group of photographs and stories from Ground Zero in New York on an interactive map. Clicking on blue markers (photos) or red markers (stories) shows details from the September 11 Digital Archive.
Featured Collection -- Ground One: Voices from Post-911 Chinatown aims to provide an in-depth portrait of the ways in which the identity of a community, largely neglected by national media following 9/11, has been indelibly shaped by that day.
Visit our sister project: The Hurricane Digital Memory Bank uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the stories, images, and responses of the devastating 2005 hurricane season.
The September 11 Digital Archive is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Library of Congress to ensure the long-term preservation of its collections. To mark the occasion a day-long symposium entitled September 11 as History: Collecting Today for Tomorrow was hosted at the Library on September 10, 2003. Click here for more information about the symposium. Click here for more information about the Archive's historic partnership with the Library of Congress.
Help the Smithsonian document this historic event by sharing your September 11 experience. Submissions will be permanently archived in the September 11 Digital Archive in conjunction with the National Museum of American History's exhibition, "September 11: Bearing Witness to History". Click here to tell your story. Visitors to the exhibit were given the opportunity to record their thoughts and memories of the attacks. Click here to see the results.
The September 11 Digital Archive was funded by a major grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and organized by the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.
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