Primary Sources to Remember 9/11



September 11, 2001 commemoration is nearly upon us.  To teach the impact of September 11, 2001 on American society, consider the profound images found in Prints and Photographs Online Collection of the Library of Congress: Http:/www.loc.gov/exhibits/911/911-prints.html 

You will find documentary photographs at http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/911/911-docphotos.html

Exit art may be found at  http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/911/911-exitart.html

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002710537/

Images from the Geography and Maps division at the Library provide thermal images of the twin towers area on September 16, 2001. http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/911/911-maps.html

Teachers created classroom projects comparing 9/11 to disasters of the past such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire using Historic Newspapers.  Take a look at the information and newspapers collected for you from 1911 under Recommended Topics of Chronicling America: http://www.loc.gov/rr/news/topics/triangle.html