9/11 Primary Sources

These primary resources include speeches, executive orders, legislative acts and debates, and government reports from the decade after the 9/11 attacks. Additional materials will be added on a rolling basis.

The Twin Towers dominate the skyline of lower Manhattan at dusk. An orange sunset reflects off of them and surrounding skyscrapers. The sky is a dark blue with a streak of clouds.

Collection 9/11 Museum, Gift of Jonathan Lockwood Smith, JLS Photo

Photo by Jonathan Lockwood Smith

Given inherent sensitivities, certain documents may contain content that some may find offensive. The information is included to provide as complete a record as possible.

Interactive Timelines

Explore interactive timelines chronicling the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, 9/11, and the nine-month recovery effort at Ground Zero. Please note: The timelines contain sensitive content.

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Lesson Plans

Explore a host of inquiry-based lesson plans for K to 12 students and their teachers.

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