Collection: Election 2000 | September 11

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The tragic events of September 11, 2001, prompted sep11 creators around the world to respond.  Memorial sites, tribute pages and survivor registries were created.  Corporations and non-profits solicited donations for charity.  News sites from countless countries dedicated their resources to reporting the disaster and its aftermath and government sites sought to inform and reassure the people.  Highlighted below are a few of the many thousands of sites represented in this Internet library.

Government / Military

www.libertyunites.orgGovernment and Military sites continued their important mission to serve the people.
 www.whitehouse.gov
 www.defenselink.mil
 www.firstgov.gov
 www.fema.gov

Charitable Organizations

www.redcross.orgCharitable organizations responded immediately to the crisis and began collecting donations for the victims.
 www.redcross.org
 christianity.com/salvationarmyusa
 www.libertyunites.org
 www.helping.org

International News

www.jordantimes.comInternational news media represented many voices from around the globe.
 lemonde.fr
 bbc.co.uk

National News

www.usatoday.comVirtually all news sites provided non-stop coverage of the events of September 11th.
 usatoday.com
 cnn.com
 foxnews.com
 pbs.org

This collection of archived documents was commissioned by the Library of Congress to preserve digital materials covering the events of September 11, 2001. Additional assistance has been provided by Alexa Internet, sep11Archivist.org and Pew Internet & American Life.  This collection contains more than 5 terabytes of data gathered from 9/11/2001 to the present.  For more information see the Help.

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Internet Archive Wayback Machine
The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is a service created by Alexa to enable people to surf an ongoing archive of the sep11.

What is an Internet Library?
Internet Libraries store digital materials from the Internet to preserve a record of historical documents and give free, permanent access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public. The Future of Digital Libraries.

Credits
The following organizations were involved in building this Internet Library.
Alexa Internet
Internet Archive
The Library of Congress
Pew Internet & American Life
sep11Archivist.org


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