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The Sonic Memorial Project is based on the notion that a simple sound, an everyday recording, an ordinary memory can have tremendous meaning. We are looking for audio artifacts, both personal and historic.

This archive is being preserved by the September 11 Digital Archive Project and will be made available to historians and archivists 10, 20 years down the road. Please tell us about your sound and story.
Do You Have a Story to Tell?

Are there sounds that you remember from the WTC? Did you work there? Visit? Live nearby?

You can contribute your story or audio memory by calling the Sonic Memorial Phone Line at (646) 926-1357

Your recording will be added to the permanent archive and will be searchable here in the archive.
Do You Have an Audio Recording to Share?

Do you have voicemail messages? Archival recordings? Interviews? Corporate videos? Tourist videos? Anything related to the World Trade Center, its neighborhood, and the event of 9/11.

You can upload your digital files online.

The September 11 Digital Archive is collecting and preserving artifacts related to September 11. If you don't have audio, but you do have other kinds of artifacts, such as video tapes, websites, emails, photographs, etc. Please visit their site to contribute.

Is your life different today because of September 11? Public Radio's special coverage, Understanding America After 9/11, wants to know if your life has changed.


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