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powerful-18 Image via US Department of Labor

In honor of 9/11, we’ve pulled together some of the most iconic and powerful images from the tragic event thirteen years ago that are available at Getty Images and the Library of Congress. If you’re in New York City today, there are many places where you can pay your respects, including these ten locations that won’t have you on lines at the World Trade Center site. Editor note: We’ve consciously not included the images of the “Falling Man” or other victims out of respect though they have come to be some of the most iconic images from the event.

powerful-image-911-nyc-untapped-5Image via Library of Congress

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powerful-14 Image via Library of Congress

powerful-10 Image via New York City Transit

powerful-image-911-nyc-untapped-7Image by Ernesto Mora

powerful-9Image by Boudicon One

Image via Library of Congress

powerful-16 Image via Library of Congress

powerful-image-911-nyc-untapped-4Image via Library of Congress

powerful-11 Image by Andrea Booher

World Trade Center-Attack-9:11-NYC-Library of CongressImage via Library of Congress

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Image via Peter Morgan

powerful-image-911-nyc-untapped-drewImage by Richard Drew

See our previous 9/11 coverage including:

10 Powerful World Trade Center Artifacts and Memorials On Display in NYC

Remembering 9/11: A Timeline of the World Trade Center Site NYC

Inside the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Mr. Brainwash Is Painting A Tribute to 9/11 Victims Near the World Trade Center

9/11 Tiles for America Now On Display at Jefferson Market Library in NYC’s Greenwich Village

39 Years Ago, A Tightrope Walk Between the Twin Towers Becomes “Artistic Crime of the Century”

Inside the 9/11 Memorial: An Essay with No Words

Behind the Scenes at the Construction of 1 WTC, Freedom Tower [PHOTOS]

2 Comments

  1. isabelle says:

    u forget the picture of the falling man </3

  2. Old Skool says:

    Thank you for airbrushing history by not including “falling man”. Like it or not he is part of history and leaving him out distorts the view of the history of this day.

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