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The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

About this guide

This guide will help you find information about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It includes books, journal and newspaper articles, primary sources, and background information. Many of the resources are part of the University Libraries' electronic collections; if you are at an off-campus computer, you may be prompted to log in with your Ball State username and password. Other resources in this guide are freely available on the web. 

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Gross, K. (2001). [Photograph of the World Trade Center Twin Towers after being struck by two passenger jets]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/tfy4y8a9

Ingersoll, J. (2001). [Photograph of firefighters working to extinguish flames at the Pentagon]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/xywjdnhk 

Halasy, D. (2001). [Photograph of man and woman covered in dust walking in the area of the World Trade Center]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/hmd4kaka 

Department of Justice. (2001). Aerial view of crash site - September 2001 [Photograph of Flight 93 crash site near Shanksville, Pennsylvania]. National Parks Service. https://tinyurl.com/52a7czmf

Owerko, L. (2001). [Photograph of the World Trade Center's South Tower after being struck by a passenger jet]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/22uaswvm

Faram, M.D. (2001). [Photograph of emergency medical personnel and volunteers caring for victims after the terrorist attack on the Pentagon]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/4uw2vfxr 

Booher, A. (2001). [Photograph of American flag hanging from World Trade Center antenna at Ground Zero]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/wparp5f5 

Schwartz, B. & National Parks Service. (n.d.) Flight path walkway and main walls of the visitor center. [Photograph of the Flight 93 National Memorial]. National Parks Service. https://tinyurl.com/3wphv64z 

Booher, A. (2007). [Photograph of mourner holding a portrait during a 9/11 memorial service]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/yudk68sh 

Houlihan, R. (2001). [Photograph of firefighters during a break after rescue work at the Pentagon]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/vs6ntefp 

Novi, L. (2011). [Photograph of Flight 93 passengers' names at the National September 11 Memorial]. Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/7f3nxehc 

Kailash U. (2018). [Photograph of Manhattan Island with the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, and One World Trade Center in the right foreground.] Wikimedia Commons. https://tinyurl.com/yt3pr3hn